Hello and welcome to the latest edition of FWD. This week, Facebook unveiled new privacy tools that let you delete social network data for good through a new section called Access Your Information. Spotify went public on the stock exchange, however the company isn’t raising any money and Snapchat launched a major update to its local capabilities game with Radius Targeting, allowing advertisers to target Snap Ads and Filters around a specific location. This feature is coming soon to the UK. Lastly, Lego announced a brick sorting vacuum and Netflix acquired Seth Rogen in these April Fool’s stunts.
- Facebook unveils new privacy tools that let you delete data for good
- Spotify goes public on the stock exchange today. Here’s what to expect.
- Snapchat improves its local capabilities with ‘Radius Targeting’ for advertisers
- Almost half of programmatic ads do not meet Media Rating Council standard
- By 2020, Social ad spend will eclipse TV investment, according to a new report by eMarketer
- Google Analytics have introduced a sample dataset for BigQuery for anyone to have a play with and glean new business insights
- Google Maps incorporates Where’s Wally gamification (or Where’s Waldo to our American colleagues)
- Want to host your own chat show? This service will help you realise your dreams
- Apple proposes 13 new accessibility emojis to better represent individuals with disabilities
- Does broadcast TV need to utilise Big Data in order to survive?
- 2018 is the year of human-centred tech, according to the IPA
- What do we really mean when we talk about Customer Experience?
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