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IAB Tech Lab Releases Data Deletion Spec Ahead of CCPA Enforcement

IAB Tech Lab Releases Data Deletion Spec Ahead of CCPA Enforcement

With enforcement of the California Consumer Privacy Act on the horizon, the IAB Tech Lab has released a new spec to address a core issue of data deletion. CCPA gives internet users the right to
Nearly 3 Months Into Pandemic, Consumers Still Stocking Up on Disinfectants

Nearly 3 Months Into Pandemic, Consumers Still Stocking Up on Disinfectants

Consumers are slowly returning to public spaces as stay-at-home restrictions ease throughout the country, but safety remains a priority, according to a new report from ecommerce performance analytics
Jimmy Kimmel’s Funniest, Most Cutting Disney Upfront Roadshow Jokes

Jimmy Kimmel’s Funniest, Most Cutting Disney Upfront Roadshow Jokes

Disney pitched advertisers on how the company could help rejuvenate their business following Covid-19 during its virtual upfront roadshow--but for many buyers and advertisers, the real highlight of
Disney Pitches Advertisers on Rejuvenating Their Businesses During Upfront Roadshow

Disney Pitches Advertisers on Rejuvenating Their Businesses During Upfront Roadshow

There was no Lincoln Center, and no clips from ABC shows to share, but Disney still managed to remotely recreate its annual upfront event for buyers and advertisers. Because of the pandemic, the
Vacations Are Curtailed, but Road Trips Are Rolling—and That’s Good News for These Brands

Vacations Are Curtailed, but Road Trips Are Rolling—and That’s Good News for These Brands

Summer is historically bread-and-butter season for the people at Traeger, the manufacturer that's sold its high-end, wood-fired grills from Mt. Angel, Ore., for three decades now. The fundamentals of
Why Journalists Are Walking Out; Roku’s Best New Channels: Friday’s First Things First

Why Journalists Are Walking Out; Roku’s Best New Channels: Friday’s First Things First

Welcome to First Things First, Adweek's daily resource for marketers. We'll be publishing the content to First Things First on Adweek.com each morning (like this post), but if you prefer that it come
Why Journalists Are Walking Out of Newsrooms in Protest

Why Journalists Are Walking Out of Newsrooms in Protest

On Thursday, employees at two major newspapers--The New York Times and The Philadelphia Inquirer--took the day off in protest of the way their newsrooms have chosen to cover the inflamed racial
An Enormously Powerful Text Generator Has Set a New Bar for AI’s Ability to Write Copy

An Enormously Powerful Text Generator Has Set a New Bar for AI’s Ability to Write Copy

Research group OpenAI set the artificial intelligence community abuzz when it released a new paper on the latest version of its cutting-edge language generation system, GPT-3. The model was trained on
Facebook’s Photo Transfer Tool Goes Global

Facebook’s Photo Transfer Tool Goes Global

Facebook's photo transfer tool is now available globally, meaning that users anywhere in the world can transfer their photos and videos from the social network to Google Photos. Testing of the tool
American Airlines Increases Domestic Flights With Slowly Rising Demand in Summer Travel

American Airlines Increases Domestic Flights With Slowly Rising Demand in Summer Travel

The coronavirus pandemic is ongoing, but some people are finding the urge to hop on a plane--despite the risks--to be irresistible. American Airlines' numbers in April had tanked amid the coronavirus
Amazon Donates $10 Million to Groups Fighting for Justice and Equity

Amazon Donates $10 Million to Groups Fighting for Justice and Equity

Amazon is donating $10 million to 11 organizations advocating for social justice and improving the lives of Black Americans. In a blog post today, Amazon said it stands in solidarity with the Black
The 5 Best New Channels Streaming on Roku Live TV

The 5 Best New Channels Streaming on Roku Live TV

Earlier this week, Roku announced it was adding 30 new live channels to The Roku Channel, bringing its total offerings to more than 100 free, ad-supported live streaming channels on the platform. The
What’s Behind Ad Tech’s Unexpected Stock Price Jump?

What’s Behind Ad Tech’s Unexpected Stock Price Jump?

The economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has been acutely felt by ad-tech companies, primarily because programmatic ad campaigns are comparatively easier to switch off than traditional
Your Black Employees Are Hurting. They Do Not Want a Tweet. They Want Real Inclusion

Your Black Employees Are Hurting. They Do Not Want a Tweet. They Want Real Inclusion

To say it has been a tumultuous past week in the United States would be quite the understatement. The death of George Floyd and the blatant racism projected at Christian Cooper sparked outrage that
Twitter’s Jack Dorsey Donates $3M to Colin Kaepernick’s Know Your Rights Camp

Twitter’s Jack Dorsey Donates $3M to Colin Kaepernick’s Know Your Rights Camp

A very big name led the newest round of #startsmall grants revealed by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey this week. Dorsey said in a tweet that $3 million will go to Know Your Rights Camp, which is led by
Patrick Pichette Named Chairman of Twitter’s Board of Directors

Patrick Pichette Named Chairman of Twitter’s Board of Directors

Changes continued on Twitter's board of directors in the wake of pressure from investors Elliott Management and Silver Lake earlier this year, and this time, the change is at the very top. Patrick
New York OOH Terminals Display Names of Those Killed by Police and Gun Violence

New York OOH Terminals Display Names of Those Killed by Police and Gun Violence

As protesters continue to march across all five boroughs of New York, the omnipresent LinkNYC terminals, best known for sharing fun facts about the city and providing Wi-Fi accessibility, have joined
Brands and Agencies Pour Money Into Black College Programs

Brands and Agencies Pour Money Into Black College Programs

With protests against police brutality sweeping the globe and advocates for Black equality demanding more than just thoughts and prayers, brands and ad agencies are looking for the most useful ways to
Twitter: Here’s How to Delete a Scheduled Tweet on Twitter.com

Twitter: Here’s How to Delete a Scheduled Tweet on Twitter.com

Twitter recently added the ability for users to schedule tweets when using Twitter.com. If you schedule a tweet and later decide that you don't want to post it, our guide will show you how to delete a
The Pandemic Is Testing Ad Tech’s Business Model

The Pandemic Is Testing Ad Tech’s Business Model

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the volatility of the typical revenue model in ad tech, whereby companies are largely reliant on taking a percentage of media spend and is accelerating the