Privacy

Digital Marketing

Local app to give social media a G-rating

Australian software developer and cybersecurity expert, Mick Esber, will this September launch the beta version of bhapi, a safe social media platform he has developed for Apple and Android.

Digital Marketing

Explainer: What is Apple’s ATT?

The Apple AppTrackingTransparency (ATT) framework is a new privacy protection designed to make it easier and more intuitive for consumers to safeguard their personal information on phones, iPads and the Apple TV. For marketers, it’s another privacy hurdle but some new research suggests emphasising trust rather than the technical is the answer to encouraging user opt-ins.

Digital Marketing

UK regulator will investigate Google’s plan to retire third-party cookies

Google’s plans to retire third-party cookies from its Chrome browser may have hit a snag with news the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is investigating the proposal to assess whether it will distort competition. It comes after complaints of anticompetitive behaviour by Google and that the changes concentrate ad spend in the Google ecosystem and further entrench its market power.

Digital Marketing

As the cookie crumbles, what comes next for digital advertisers?

The end of third-party cookies will soon be a reality for marketers and as adtech and martech players move to adapt, there will be a range of new tools for identification. What alternatives are emerging and how do they handle protecting user privacy and providing addressability?

Customer Experience Management

Report: Brands failing consumers on privacy

None of Australia’s top 100 consumer brands meet consent best practices for cookie management, according to the Deloitte Privacy Index 2020.

Digital Marketing

What does Apple’s IDFA decision mean for marketers?

Apple announced earlier this year its Identifier for Advertisers (IDFA), which allows marketers to attribute app usage on an iPhone or iPad with a user acquisition campaign, is being effectively disabled. It sent something of a shockwave through the mobile marketing industry.

Digital Marketing

Explainer: What's next for privacy laws?

IAB Australia hosted a data governance and consumer privacy webinar recently. As part of this, principal of one of Australia's most respected experts in privacy law and practice, Salinger Privacy, Anna Johnston, shared her thoughts on the future of privacy for the Australian and global media and marketing industry.

Measurement & Analytics

COVID-19 and the privacy problem

Coronavirus tracing apps, temperature sensing drones, phone apps to monitor social distancing, tech giants sharing smartphone location and mobility data - the COVID-19 pandemic is revealing the many ways technology and data can be used to protect human health. But at what cost to privacy?

Strategy

Personalisation: Has it moved from convenience to creepy?

“I think in the last five years, we've gone from being able to use some information about an individual to being able to effectively monetise and deliver the exact right message to the exact right person at the exact right time through the martech stack.”

Digital Marketing

Mastercard to pilot new digital ID system

Mastercard is launching a pilot program to test the effectiveness of a new digital identity verification service, with the aim of developing a new system to verify a person’s identity immediately, safely and securely in both the digital and the physical world. It will also make additional partnerships and pilots throughout 2020.

Digital Marketing

The future of data in a cookieless world

In a world of huge data growth, where data has been identified by some as the “new oil”, the most critical point for businesses is understanding the identity behind the data, according to Warren Jenson, chief financial officer, president and executive managing director of international, LiveRamp.

Digital Marketing

Apple's Tim Cook: Innovation shouldn't come at the expense of privacy

Too many people confuse innovation with change, and trade on false positives such as privacy coming at the expense of progress, Apple CEO, Tim Cook believes. And it’s by identifying the distinction between these that he says allows the technology company to continue to succeed.

Customer Experience Management

ACCC: Digital takeovers may harm consumers

The takeover of smaller rivals by large digital platforms, which includes swagging their customer data sets, poses a threat to consumers’ choice and privacy, according to Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) chair, Rod Sims.

Digital Marketing

Online consumer tracking and the challenges for marketing

During its Worldwide Developer Conference in June, Apple announced its latest measures aimed at protecting users’ privacy and curbing tracking across the digital realm. It’s not the first attempt to limit tracking, nor is it the only tool available to aid digital privacy, but it signals to consumers that something's up with privacy.

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Getting privacy right in a first-party data world

With continued advances in marketing technology, data privacy continues to play catchup in terms of regulation, safety and use. The laws that do exist are open to interpretation and potential misuse and that has led to consumer mistrust and increasing calls for a stronger regulatory framework to protect personal information.

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​Beyond greenwashing: Why brands need to get their house in order first

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​The value of collaboration: how to keep it together

Through the ages, from the fields to the factories to the office towers and now to our kitchen tables, collaboration has played a pivotal role in how we live and work. Together. We find partners, live as families, socialise in groups and work as teams. Ultimately, we rely on these collaborative structures to survive and thrive.

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