No company before Facebook has had so many users while being so disliked, but the risk of moving Instagram to the same platform is one Mark Zuckerberg seems willing to take to keep control and integrate the brands’ data.
Despite a wave of growing pains, Facebook’s revenues and users are still rising fast. But 15 years after it was founded, Facebook needs to prove it can be more than just an ad revenue machine and that it has earned its place in the digital media landscape.
Facebook’s vice-president for EMEA tells Marketing Week how she coped when diagnosed with cancer, why more needs to be done to help women reach leadership positions and what Facebook needs to do to restore trust in its brand.
Catch up on all the big marketing news from this week including Netflix becoming the UK’s top brand, the ridiculous gender pay gap in marketing and the revival of P&G’s shaving sales.
After the failure of promising startups such as Peach, Ello and Mastadon, many wondered if we would ever see the rise of another social media giant again. But TikTok looks like it has gathered a mass audience and is here to stay.
The slightest discrepancy in your branding online can destroy consumer trust, which is why digital asset management helps boost revenues and mitigate risk as well as cutting costs.
Budweiser’s ‘Whassup?’ ads weren’t just part of a hugely successful campaign, they also helped usher in a new age of viral hits and the arrival of urban culture in the advertising mainstream.