As the industry waves goodbye to the cookie over the next two years, the conversations have to move beyond vilifying one data collection methodology while championing another and focus more holistically on actionability as well.
Marketers can lay the foundation for a privacy-safe strategy by assessing their current data practices, minimizing data collection, privatizing information, and clearly communicating with customers.
The entire industry, including publishers, must continue to take positive steps forward on this journey to privacy, compliance, and respect.
As stringent rules become the new normal, brand marketers should aspire to replicate the framework that regulated industries have perfected.
Today there is an increasing dependency on technology partners for you to understand and reach your own customers. Our approach at Microsoft is to give you full control over your data and allow you to leverage that data to best serve your customer’s needs.
While it looks like a goldmine, marketers do not have CTV completely figured out yet. In fact, some CTV marketing practices still resemble those from five years ago.
While this has been going on, connected TV (CTV) – which is free from third-party cookies – has seen its viewing figures increase in a massive way, growing by four billion hours per week in early 2020.
While brands knew Apple’s privacy forward approach was coming, the world is just now seeing the real impact of this ATT update, which is giving consumers more access and power when it comes to what information is shared with advertisers.
Even with news Google will phase out cookies mid-2023, the question remains; are you prepared for the great data crisis to come? How can you educate yourself on what to expect?
Peter Wallace, Managing Director EMEA at GumGum, explains why the privacy maelstrom has been hijacked by commercial ambition – with user-centricity paying the price.