Meta Revealing FB & Instagram’s Political Ad Walled Garden / RBDR

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June 3, 2022

Today on RBDR: Meta EVP Jeff King announces that the social media giant
will begin explaining how its advertising messaging for social issues, elections and politics on Facebook and Instagram targets people.

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Unilever CMO Weed Demands SM Change, Accountability | RBDR

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February 20, 2018. Today on RBDR:

Unilever CMO Keith Weed delivered a pointed warning to social media–particularly Facebook–last week at the IAB Leadership Conference. He said that his organization cannot advertise with social media sites which are not trusted by consumers and which abuse and offend Unilever consumers.

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Another Study Claims SM Advertising to be a Hoax | RBDR

June 7, 2017. Today on RBDR:

1) An 18-month (and running) study from Good Growth Ltd. involving its clients states that investment in social media advertising shows ROI so poor that it is best described as a hoax.

2) TiVo won two preliminary patent infringement decisions against Comcast, Arris and Technicolor.

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CMO Index paints “rosy” marketing pix; Facebook expert lauds its success for client marketing (RBDR–11/05/2013)

Today: 1) The Forbes Media and Gyro “CMO Index” shows 39% of marketers will have a bigger budget at their disposal in the coming six months. 2) Facebook “expert” Perry Marshall staunchly defends its ability to deliver for clients that use its marketing tactics. 3) Positive numbers of Twitter, Pinterest and (2 for) Facebook.

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No MR for Xbox One; Twitter’s millions from data sales; Facebook’s new ad measure (RBDR–10/10/13)

Today: 1) Two days after word broke that a Microsoft VP Marketing & Sales indicated Xbox One might collect data for market research purposes, the company issued a statement denying that was in their plans. 2) Twitter made $47.5 million selling its data last year and it’s taking in even more this year. 3) Facebook has revised its advertising and ad measurement processes, making them much more client-friendly and attentive to their needs.

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