Street Fight Daily: Ad Tech Facing Day of Judgment in GDPR, Who’s Using Local AR?

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Publishers Say They’ll Use GDPR to Shed Ad Tech Vendors… Smart Speakers Top Phones for Voice Assistance… Cisco Is Acquiring Business Intelligence Startup Accompany for $270M…

Street Fight Daily: Regions Localizes Its Social Strategy, Developers Harried by Facebook Changes

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Regions Bank Foregrounds the Lives of its Customers on Social With a Local Focus… Facebook’s Privacy Changes Leave Developers Steaming… Why Marketers Struggle With Data Management…

LBMA Podcast: Google’s Just A Line, Walmart & Handy, Snapchat

Also on the show this week: Drive Time Metrics, VisuWall, the Church of England, Macy’s, Home Depot + Pinterest, Philips Lighting.

Street Fight Daily: Waze Launches Local Ads Program, Kohl’s Doubles Down on Amazon Partnership

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Waze Launches Ad Program to Connect Drivers & Small Businesses… Kohl’s CEO Says Company Is Doubling Down on Its Deal with the Devil… Snapchat Is Building the Same Kind of Data API That Got Facebook in Trouble…

Street Fight Daily: Mobile Commerce Grows, Publishers Seek Collective Bargaining with Platforms

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… As Retailers Leverage Robust Visuals and Efficient Interfaces, Mobile Commerce Grows… Legislation Could Give Publishers a New Weapon Against Facebook and Google… Snap Is Laying Off About 100 Engineers…

Street Fight Daily: Legacy Retailers Struggle on Social, Insecurity Over Consumer Location Data

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Can Traditional Clothing Retailers Compete with Digital-Native Brands on Instagram?… SweetIQ Report Highlights Influence of Local Tech on Media Mix… Consumers’ Location Data Is Being Sold Without Their Knowledge…

Street Fight Daily: Google Debuts ‘Auto Ads,’ Digital Media Titan Vox Cuts Staff En Masse

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Debuts AdSense ‘Auto Ads’ with Machine Learning… Vox Media Cuts About 50, Scales Back Social Video… Snapchat’s E-Commerce Strategy Hit a New High…

Snap Opens Its API to All Brands, Agencies, and Tech Firms

The company is providing open access to its marketing API, a move that will allow brands, agencies, and marketing technology firms to explore advertising on the social platform more freely.

Street Fight Daily: Snap Opens Up Its API, Google Expands AMP

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snap Opens Its API to All Brands, Agencies, and Tech Firms… Google Takes AMP Beyond Basic Posts with Its New Story Format… Uber Posts Q4 Losses of $1.1 Billion on Higher Sales…

Facebook Is Shedding Those Coveted Gen-Z Users

Less than half of the American internet population between ages 12 and 17 will use the social network this year, a drop from the past few years.

Street Fight Daily: Snap Shows Signs of Life, GroundTruth Launches New Platform

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snap Shares Skyrocket As It Makes Ad Buying Easier and Sees User Growth… Understanding the B2B Content Marketing Landscape… Poll: Facebook’s Algorithm Change Isn’t All Bad for Publishers…

Street Fight Daily: Faltering Snap Courts Publishers, WhatsApp Rolls Out App for Small Biz

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… As Facebook Retreats from Publishers, Snap Goes on the Offensive… WhatsApp Launches a Separate App for Small Businesses… Mobile Phones Driving Search Ad Growth…

Street Fight Daily: Lyft Expands Service for Businesses, Marketers React to Facebook’s Latest

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Lyft Concierge, a Ride-Booking Service for Businesses, Expands… The Ad Community Reacts to Facebook’s Latest Tweak of the News Feed… To Woo Amazon, Cities Tackle Everything from Traffic to Housing…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Feed to Demote Pubs and Brands, Amazon Takes it Slow on Alexa Ads

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook to Make Major News Feed Change That Demotes Publishers and Brands… Amazon to Agencies: Alexa is the Future, But We’re Going Slow on Voice Ads… How CES Highlights the Speed of Change for Brands…

Street Fight Daily: How AMP Beat Instant Articles, AI Shapes Brand Relationships

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… How Google AMP Beat Facebook Instant Articles… How Invisible AI Shapes Our Brand Relationships… Video-Streaming Service Customers Widely Pan Use of Ads…

Street Fight Daily: Uber-SoftBank Deal Clears, Swarm Offers Businesses a Path to Social Prominence

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Uber Sells Stake to SoftBank, Valuing Company at $48 Billion… Swarm Emerges as a Serious Social Tool, Capable of Boosting Reps of Brick-and-Mortars… In 2017, Amazon Will Turn to Private Label Goods…

Street Fight Daily: Amazon Thrives on Last-Minute Shopping, Pubs See Gains in E-Commerce

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Last-Minute Shoppers Boost Amazon As Yearly Usage of Expedited Delivery Services Doubles… For Some Publishers, The Holidays Bring Jumps in E-Commerce Sales… Search Disruption: How Brands Will Compete with the Duopoly in 2018…

Street Fight Daily: Walmart Continues to Innovate, Mobile Video Ad Spend Overtakes Display

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Walmart Develops a Personal Shopper Service and Store Without Cashiers… Mobile Video Ad Spend Overtakes Display… Former Orbitz CEO Joins Uber as the Company’s First COO…

Street Fight Daily: In-House Programmatic Expands, Facebook Demotes Engagement-Baiting Posts

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Transparency and Brand-Safety Concerns Drive Expansion of In-House Programmatic… Facebook Will Soon Demote Posts That Beg for Likes, Comments, and Shares… Refinery29 Lays Off Staff, Citing a ‘Correction in the Digital Media Space’…

Street Fight Daily: Brands Sign on for Snap AR Push, Email Turns Up Big on Cyber Week

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snapchat Gets $1 Million a Day for Branded Lenses… Open and Read Rates Soar During Cyber Week… How Amazon Picks Its Seemingly Random Deals of the Day…