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.
When Cigdem Kurtulus took on the top marketing job at Reckitt she introduced a marketing hub to encourage collaboration across all markets as she says you can’t enforce a “digital transformation mindset” without first changing the infrastructure.
Marketing Week reveals the top 10 marketers in consumer goods, technology and luxury, part of our Top 100 Most Effective Marketers, sponsored by Salesforce.
Consumers’ enjoyment of food is influenced by what they see and know in advance, and while flavour-focused messages improve perceptions, health-based ones actually harm them.
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