MG OMD FWD 9th February

  • Meta’s Q4 earnings report riles investors, wiping nearly £200bn off its share price. Mark Zuckerberg bets heavily on Reels and The Metaverse to see user growth return
  • Meanwhile, Snap quietly adds more active users across all markets whilst also increasing by revenue 42% YoY. Despite this, it too has seen share prices fall on the back of Meta’s earlier earnings report
  • The IAB’s “Transparency and Consent Framework” (TCF) has been found in breach of GDPR regulations. Belgian regulators have given IAB Europe two months to submit an action plan for ensuring compliance
  • The Spotify & Joe Rogan saga rumbles on with Spotify boss signalling that Rogan’s content will stay on the platform despite the host removing several episodes of his eponymous podcast over the weekend
  • Amazon and Nike are circling Peloton for a buyout according to reports
  • Can AI help with the “boring world of regulation”? Wired take a look
  • TechCrunch take a closer look at the ‘regulatory headwinds’ facing Meta, not least in the wake of this week’s TCF ruling

MG OMD FWD 2nd February

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