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Ad blocking/avoidance

MSI: Do Ad-Blockers Help — or Hurt — Consumers?

The emerging digital advertising ecosystem is rich with opportunities, but not without its challenges. One significant yet unforeseen one has been ad blockers. These hurt publishers and advertisers. Yet, consumers believe they benefit from them, since it gives them more control over their online experience. Is this true? New research finds that ad blockers may also make it harder for new brands to break through and compete, which leads to greater market concentration.  Read the article.

NYCU: Consumers Want More Control of Their Personal Data

A KPMG survey reveals that US consumers are becoming increasingly concerned with, and distrustful of, how companies use, manage and protect their personal data. They want both corporations and the government to play an active role in protecting consumer data.

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