This week mobile firms O2 and Three revealed two very different strategies in dealing with mobile ads. O2 believes that telecos have a right to play in the ad space, while Three plans to “revolutionise the mobile advertising experience” by trialling ad blocking.
Ad blocking is not just a publisher issue, according to head of media and futures at Diageo, Isabel Massey, who believes that marketers aren’t doing as much as other parts of the industry.
A Jack Wills ad showing various male and female models drinking in their underwear and posing on a bed has been banned by the ad regulator for being overtly sexualised and “inappropriate” for younger teenagers.
The latest IPA Bellwether Report shows small signs of improvement compared to the “nadir for UK marketing budgets” seen during the second quarter, but the devastating effects of Covid-19 continue to be felt across all sectors.
Greenpeace wants to take on the meat industry in the same way it took on fossil fuel companies to create the link between its actions and climate change.
Google might have an 80% share of the search market, but as the investigation by the US Department of Justice will no doubt show there are now many more ways people find information online.
Corporate-NGO partnerships have become increasingly important as brands seek to live up to their purpose during a year characterised by Covid-19 and global calls for social justice.