Aug 20, 2021 | Content marketing, Online advertising, Regulation
Brands from holidays, travel and motoring industries were most likely to breach ASA rules in the last five years, with a retailers own website being the most common source of complaints, according to new research.
Aug 18, 2021 | Regulation
The Premier League has launched the second season of its ‘Boot Out Piracy’ campaign in Hong Kong to raise awareness of the dangers of viewing pirate content, as well as the compromised viewing experience offered by illegal streams.
Aug 13, 2021 | Email marketing, Regulation
71% of people would prefer personal control over email tracking rather than Apple’s blanket ban on tracking pixels, with 54% saying that they had little or no concern about tracking pixels, according to new research.
Aug 13, 2021 | Regulation
Crédit Agricole, a French financial group, was the most imitated brand in phishing attacks in H1 2021, followed by Facebook, and Microsoft.
Aug 4, 2021 | Content marketing, Online advertising, Regulation
Integral Ad Science (IAS) has announced a new partnership with The Global Disinformation Index (GDI) to transform how brands can avoid misinformation.
Jul 20, 2021 | Online advertising, Regulation
Almost half (43%) of UK organisations have had a data breach (actual or potential) reported to the ICO since GDPR came into effect, according to a survey.
Jul 15, 2021 | Regulation, Skills
Nearly all (92%) of UK businesses have experienced a cyberattack in the last 12 months, with over two-thirds (72%) successfully breached at least once, according to new research.
Jul 9, 2021 | E-commerce, Regulation
EU import and export delays are slowing the flow of goods between France and the UK according to a new tool from the French Chamber of Great Britain, in partnership with global data science consultancy, Ekimetrics.
Jun 30, 2021 | E-commerce and E-retailing, Regulation
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has announced an investigation into whether Amazon and Google have broken consumer law as a result of failing to protect shoppers from fake online reviews.
Jun 29, 2021 | Ad tech, Content marketing, Digital platforms update, Online advertising, Regulation, Search engine marketing
The long-promised decision of blocking third-party tracking cookies from Google Chrome moves back to 2023. Hear the collective sigh of relief from brands and agencies? That’s because much more time is needed for most businesses to adjust. Don’t have a plan yet? Look out for Google’s own upcoming Privacy Sandbox system, that will allow sites to show targeted ads (while reducing the amount of data users share).
Jun 22, 2021 | Ad tech, Online advertising, Regulation
Amazon websites are blocking Google’s tracking system FLoC (Federated Learning of Cohorts) according to a new report.
Jun 22, 2021 | Regulation
The European Union has approved plans to recognise UK data protection standards as aligned to those that apply in the EU.
Jun 18, 2021 | Regulation
Businesses are leaving themselves exposed to cyberattacks thanks to ineffective cyber security training programmes and a widespread reluctance among employees to engage with cyber security teams, according to a report released by Fujitsu, which examines the challenges organisations face when trying to build a strong cyber security culture.
Jun 16, 2021 | E-commerce and E-retailing, RegulationFake Online reviews will be responsible for $28 billion of US ecommerce purchases made in 2021, an economic study by CHEQ and the University of Baltimore has revealed. These fake reviews, read by US online shoppers, will influence decisions to buy goods and services,...
Jun 8, 2021 | Ad tech, Online advertising, Regulation
The US, UK and other large, rich nations reached a landmark deal on Saturday to get more tax money from multinational companies such as Amazon and Google and reduce their incentive to shift profits to low-tax offshore havens.
Jun 8, 2021 | Mobile, Mobile, Regulation
Google will allow Android users to opt-out of being tracked by advertisers, following a similar move by rival Apple.
May 18, 2021 | Regulation, Social
Ofcom is planning to force people to verify their age before using social media platforms, under new government plans to protect children.
Apr 23, 2021 | Online advertising, Regulation
Advertisers are feeling pressured to increase privacy compliance as consumer interest in data privacy and Apple’s IDFA decision increases, according to the findings of a new white paper.
Apr 23, 2021 | Regulation
The Global Alliance for Responsible Media (GARM) has today launched its first report tracking performance on brand safety across seven platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube, as the next step in its mission to improve the safety, trustworthiness and sustainability of media.
Apr 19, 2021 | Regulation
49% of the UK consumers have had their social media accounts compromised or know a friend or family member who has.
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