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.
The drinks giant is reallocating resources across the group “as part of mitigation measures” as the on-trade is hit by lockdowns.
With the UK in its third week in lockdown, marketers are still reacting to the coronavirus pandemic with budget cuts but also the launch of new campaigns.
Marketers are struggling to balance the pressures of working during the Covid-19 pandemic with having children at home, despite the majority feeling their employers are at least somewhat supportive.
Predictions of fundamental change after Covid-19 are driven by the biased perspectives of those making them – in reality, most things will go back to how they were.