An interview with Eric Seufert about the post-ATT landscape, including Facebook, Shopify, Google, YouTube, Apple, and the future of ad agencies.
This year’s Google I/O built on last year’s focus in a way that lends credence to Google’s longer-term goals. Plus, Pixel hardware and the problem of design by regulation.
Twitter follow-up, and then looking for evidence between the lines about ATT’s impact on Google.
The E.U.’s DMA has some good ideas, but is fundamentally misguided and will make things worse for everyone.
If businesses are subject to Aggregation Theory, then so are ideas: this is the root of the “The Current Thing” meme, and it should drive a re-evaluation of how we think about moderating content on the Internet.
Facebook and Google bans probably don’t make much of a difference in the short-term, but will be a challenge in the long-term. Then, the structure of crypto drives a different response.
Foillow-up on Digital Advertising in 2022, plus Monday’s Daily Update about Spotify.
The advertising has shifted from a Google-Facebook duopoly to one where Amazon and potentially Apple are major forces.
Microsoft had great earnings, but had to reassure investors all the same. Plus, new advertising efforts, and why shrinking private valuations help Redmond.
A discussion with Google CEO Sundar Pichai about Google as answering machine, its deals with publishers, privacy, and productivity.