Who runs the world now? – From City A.M

When Facebook is down, Twitter is king. That was proved out last evening. Facebook blamed the outage on an internal technical issue with no evidence that user data was compromised. And while that is good news, consumers and brands alike had to pay the price of having one tech giant as the sole owner of – almost – all the biggest social networks. But this time, Twitter had the last laugh.

From The Drum: With vaccinations on the rise British retail is bouncing back

With more than half the British population having now received both doses of the Covid vaccine, consumer confidence appears to be at its highest levels since the start of the pandemic and it has enabled even more consumers to return to physical retail. As of the end of May ‘21 Blis has observed that the number of visitors to high street retailers in the UK is at 95% of our pre-Covid benchmark and this is the highest level seen for the last 15 months.

From The Drum: It’s now an Apple ATT world. How can you reach consumers?

Apple’s iOS 14.5 and landed three weeks ago now, and with it they’ve introduced the App Tracking Transparency (ATT) framework, which is transforming the digital advertising landscape on iOS devices as we know it. We also still have the ‘death of the third-party cookie’ on Google Chrome to look forward to.

From The Drum: What’s next for the future of frequency capping?

With iOS 14.5 now out in the wild, we’re experiencing the first step in the biggest change the advertising industry has likely ever seen – with the second being the final withdrawal of third-party cookies from Google’s Chrome web browser by 2022. These new privacy and platform regulations will fundamentally change, and indeed, restrict the industry’s ability to target individual users and track cross-site activity. Many ad industry players are already adapting and preparing for the new reality, however, others may still have their head in the sand when it comes to facing the sheer extent of the disruption that lies ahead.

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