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2017.11.17 Last Week in Digital Media

Here’s the news from last week: Partner / Industry News starting with something that is already confirmed as not happening. There were rumors early in the week that Amazon was going to launch an ad-supported version of Amazon Prime Video. But this rumor was shut down by Amazon, telling the Verge that “We have no plans to create a free, ad-supported… Read more →

2017.10.06 Last Week in Digital Media

Onto the news you may have missed: Google held their Pixel 2 event and announced more than just phones. The Verge has a good summary of all of the Pixel event announcements. The highlights you need to know include Pixel Buds, bluetooth earphones that can automatically translate languages; Google Home Mini, a hockey puck sized Google Home; and Google Clips… Read more →

2017.04.07 Last Week in Digital Media

Google/YouTube Brand Safety updates: Google is going to allow MRC accredited 3rd party verification. This is currently planned as being available post-campaign only i.e. not to prevent ads running on inappropriate content but after a campaign, reporting if ads ran on inappropriate content. The timeline for when this is available is yet to be confirmed. YouTube channels with under 10,000 views will… Read more →

2016.04.08 Last Week in Digital Media

The biggest news of the week was on Tuesday, when twitter announced it had secured the rights (rumored $10MM license cost) to Thursday Night NFL games and would be the official OTT provider (they explicitly mentioned connected TVs). What stands out in this deal is it will be free, worldwide, whether you are logged into twitter or not (detailed in the press release). Making NFL… Read more →