Twitter releases all data on election interference | Pinterest boosts Ads Manager with new features | How sports teams use data, immersive technology
October 19, 2018
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Twitter releases all data on election interference
Twitter releases all data on election interference
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Twitter has released two complete data sets related to election tampering on its site, one regarding activity by Russia's Internet Research Agency and the other featuring information from accounts that are suspected to have come from Iran and were related to the November midterm elections. The data sets jointly comprise over 10 million tweets and 2 million images, videos and GIFs.
Adweek (tiered subscription model) (10/17) 
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Marketing & Monetization
Pinterest boosts Ads Manager with new features
Pinterest has rolled out a range of improvements to its self-service Ads Manager tool, including a step-by-step wizard, which helps advertisers define, create and target campaigns. Additional updates include the Pause Campaign tool, which lets marketers review creative before publishing it, and the ability to select multiple Pins at the same time while creating ads.
Adweek (tiered subscription model) (10/17) 
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How sports teams use data, immersive technology
How sports teams use data, immersive technology
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Many sports teams are using immersive technology to provide better experiences for fans, with the Sacramento Kings and the New York Jets taking advantage of such innovations. This development is supported by the creation of tech-enabled stadiums such as the Golden 1 Center, which boasts a 6,000-square-foot data center that allows fans to access bandwidth equivalent to that of 17,000 homes.
VentureBeat (10/17) 
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Wireless Ecosystem
Apple customers now have more power over data
Apple has given more leverage to its US customers by allowing them to change or delete all data collected on them by Apple devices. The new online tool also makes it easier for customers to suspend or permanently delete their Apple accounts.
Reuters (10/17) 
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Marketers Needs
Tommy Hilfiger blends commerce, content on Messenger
Tommy Hilfiger is adding in-person social interactions to shoppable content with a new experience on Facebook Messenger. Users click a link to activate the SideFlix feature, allowing them to invite friends to sign up and revealing additional content as more people join.
Adweek (tiered subscription model) (10/18) 
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Developer Corner
Developers, players flock to Google Play Instant
FoxNext Games, Game Insight and Superheart Studios are among the many game makers taking advantage of AppOnBoard's instantly playable game demos in the Google Play Store. Developers are using AppOnBoard tech to leverage the highly popular Google Play Instant, which allows visitors to sample various games.
VentureBeat (10/18) 
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Public Policy
Biometric law could threaten facial recognition tech
Biometric law could threaten facial recognition tech
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Development of valuable facial recognition technology could be held back if a lawsuit challenging Facebook in Illinois succeeds, the Internet Association argues. The Silicon Valley lobbying group is contesting the biometric privacy law, saying facial recognition "can allow consumers to unlock their smartphones with a glance, streamline airport security screenings and assist doctors in identifying rare genetic diseases."
MediaPost Communications (10/18) 
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MMA News
WEBINAR -- Proving ROI: How to Understand the Real Impact of Location Data
Now more than ever, brands and agencies need to understand how to quantify the effectiveness of their advertising investment and prove ROI. Join Ocean Fine of Factual and guest speaker, Anish Shah of Forrester, as they share the results of the not-yet-released research and tips for using location data to increase marketing effectiveness. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2-3 p.m. EST | Register Today.
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SAVE Brand Safety Council: Join the working groups
SAVE is a marketer-led Brand Safety Council created to ensure safeguards for brands in all marketing environments. The Council will develop processes, programs, benchmarks, and measures to protect your brand's reputation and marketing investment. Join one of our working groups and learn more about SAVE.
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