By Fred Barnes, Head of Paid Social

Welcome to this mid-week edition of MG OMD FWD.

  • Google announce their vision for a privacy-first digital advertising ecosystem. Please get in touch for a full MG OMD POV
  • The UK’s competition watchdog has opened an investigation into Apple over its App Store terms for app developers
  • Twitter has retaliated in an ongoing spat with the Texas attorney general around content moderation in the wake of Donald Trump’s ban from the platform
  • Facebook’s self-appointed Oversight Board is already looking to expand its remit and examine the algorithms that underpin the platform according to one of the founding board members
  • The first Amazon Fresh till-less store has opened in London with checkout queues replaced by those to get in the door
  • CNET take a look at how Covid-19 has exposed a growing ‘digital divide’ caused by social inequality here in the UK
  • The Verge take a look at how Baruc Sánchez has harnessed the power of social media to help keep alive the search for his missing sister Wendy

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