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.
At the end of every week I look at the key stories, offering my view on what they mean for you and the industry. From the persistent pay discrepancies in marketing to McDonald’s crediting its “marketing machine” , it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
Travel brands need to think carefully about how and when they spend their marketing budgets and launch discounts, as British holidaymakers look to save their cash.
Reflecting the obsession with stats in sport, BT Sport dug deep into the data behind the online abuse epidemic to start a nationwide conversation about the scale of unseen hate.
There are many intersecting causes for marketing’s gender pay gap – and the fact it has got worse – but failure to address it now will only exacerbate the issue.