Two Reasons to Maintain Your Present Ad Campaign | RBDR

July 12, 2017. Today on RBDR:

1) Report says programmatic buying took a double-digit dip in the first quarter of 2017.

2) Communicus CEO Jeri Smith argues that replacing current advertising that still seems to be working worsens the ad situation. Her study shows that is true a disproportionate amount of the time. Find the original story by clicking here.

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Debate: Super Bowl ads are worse or better than the norm? Facebook to share TV-related data; Datasift will help WPP clients with social media information; Nielsen opens Super Bowl Advertising Hall of Fame; Most successful mergers stress improved customer satisfaction along with synergies; 28% of consumers disguise their online identity (RBDR–2/5/2014)

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Today: 1) Super Bowl advertising studies come to conflicting conclusions about the relative impact of these commercials versus others released during the year. 2) Datasift & WPP will work together to supply WPP clients with social media research insights; meanwhile, Facebook moves to make its TV-related comments available. 3) Companies that merge must emphasize customer satisfaction along with the synergistic efficiencies that are central to every deal. 4) Last week was Data Privacy Day; here are now statistics about what individuals actually do to protect their data privacy.