Netflix’s earnings seemed targeted at other Hollywood Studios losing money on streaming; then, why gaming isn’t a completely terrible idea (and how it works in the App Store)
An interview with Eric Seufert about Unity’s recent business model changes and what that says about the state of mobile advertising, for-pay social networks, and the prospects for advertising on streaming services.
Reddit is facing a revolt, which is in part due to an issue with 3rd-party app developers, but ultimately an issue downstream from Reddit’s reliance on unpaid workers.
An interview with Eric Seufert about Mobile Dev Memo’s new business model, the prospects for streamers building advertising business model, the potential for generative AI in advertising, along with the dangers of relying too much on marketing automation, and whether or not Meta figured out ATT. We also discuss Facebook Shops and Shopify, and the E.U.’s recent fines on Meta.
Apple seems to have won the Appeals Court case in the Epic antitrust lawsuit, but there was a meaningful victory for developers when it comes to the App Store’s anti-steering provision.
The European Commission closes on a ruling that makes sense for Apple’s App Store, and Snap launches their own OpenAI-powered chat bot
An interview with Eric Seufert about Meta’s earnings, the ATT recession, new European regulations, and the DOJ-Google antitrust case.
Epic’s FTC settlement is a reminder about the value of the App Store. Then, Netflix’s ad weakness is disappointing but not surprising, while the YouTube/NFL deal could have been worse for cable companies and other leagues.
The impact of the Digital Markets Act on App Stores and messaging.
Reviewing the history of video games explains why Sony is dominant today, and why Microsoft is actually introducing competition, not limiting it.