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Marty Swant


New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Marty:

How Supreme Court cases related to Google, Twitter could shape the future of content and advertising

The nation’s highest court heard separate oral arguments about Google and Twitter, and whether social networks should be held responsible for terrorist content that families of victims claim led to the deaths of their relatives. → Read More

Microsoft's ad ambitions for ChatGPT-powered Bing bring new opportunities — and questions

Experts are wondering what the future of advertising on Bing might look like with ChatGPT and if it’ll win over both users and marketers alike. → Read More

Publishers lament the removal of Twitter Moments as referral traffic dips

Under the leadership of Elon Musk, Twitter’s role as a traffic referral source to publishers’ sites is declining. Publishers mostly blame the removal of Twitter Moments. → Read More

Why Shutterstock is betting on generative AI for the future of stock images

Shutterstock has begun experimenting with using generative AI, an emerging innovation that lets people enter text-based “prompts” to generate unique computer-made digital images. → Read More

Elon Musk's Twitter town hall does little to assuage advertiser questions and concerns

In a Twitter Spaces discussion, the company's new owner addressed advertiser concerns and explained his vision for the platform. → Read More

With first CMO hire, OpenWeb hopes to 'de-troll' the discussions and data space for publishers

Tiffany Xingyu Wang joins the company during an evolution of how consumers and advertisers think about news and social media. → Read More

A 'data buffet': Mozilla's review of pregnancy and period trackers sheds light on data privacy concerns

According to a review of 25 period and pregnancy tracking apps and devices reviewed by Mozilla, 18 were found by researchers to not meet their expectations for privacy and security standards. → Read More

How Pinterest hopes to catch up to the e-commerce boom

Long before the pandemic-driven e-commerce boom, marketers saw a gold mine in Pinterest that many felt was left nascent. → Read More

How Chipotle is using crypto and gaming as gateways to loyalty

Chipotle isn't the only brand to either gamify or give away crypto, but it has seen early success with the strategy. → Read More

A national data privacy bill is gaining traction, but not everyone is yet on board

The U.S. House Energy & Commerce Committee voted on Wednesday to pass the American Data Privacy And Protection Act, which would have a widespread impact on how data can be collected, used and shared for marketing and other purposes. → Read More

How Planned Parenthood has increased ad spend with Meta, TikTok amid Roe vs. Wade overturn

Pro-choice groups such as Planned Parenthood and others are increasing online advertising around the topic of abortion to build momentum and educate people about changes nationally and in various states. → Read More

Why Actor And Filmmaker Edward Norton Wants To Be TV’s Data Oracle

In 2014, the auteur threw his hat into the TV measurement ring with his startup, EDO. Now, the company's winning over marketers, networks and investors in the battle for TV budgets. → Read More

Drew Barrymore’s First Grove Collaborative Campaign Takes An Optimistic Tone To Address Plastic’s Dire Problem

The actress, who recently invested in the eco-friendly CPG brand, talks with Forbes about her journey to embracing sustainability and the path for climate talks to stand out. → Read More

At The Kyiv Independent, Reporting On Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine Hits Close To Home

These young journalists have shown bravery, tenacity, sensitivity while reporting on a war in their home country. → Read More

The Forbes Entrepreneurial CMO List: 2022

Recognizing 50 Of The Most Entrepreneurial CMOs In Marketing Today → Read More

The Recording Academy And Mastercard Are Bringing Grammy Week Into Roblox

Ahead of the annual music awards, virtual concerts and clothing inside of the gaming platform are early tests for reaching new audiences within the so-called "metaverse." → Read More

Lottery Numbers, Blockchain Articles And Cold Calls To Moscow: How Activists Are Using New Tools To Outsmart Russian Censors

The push to get Ukraine news past the Kremlin’s wall of propaganda is prompting innovative—and old-school—strategies. → Read More

GSK’s Consumer Healthcare Business Rebrands As Haleon Ahead Of Spin-Off

The new name is derived from the old English word “Hale,” which means “in good health,” and the Greek word “Leon,” which means “strength.” → Read More

From Crypto And VR To EVs To NFTs, Super Bowl LVI Advertisers Pitch The Future

The NFL championship is always an advertising blitz for beer, snacks and cars, but this year’s Big Game features some of the year's buzziest industries. → Read More

Lizzo Goes Down A Tech-Enabled ‘Rabbit Hole’ In New Campaign For Logitech

In an interview with Forbes, the pop star discusses technology, creator culture, working with brands and why she chose a tech company to debut her new song. → Read More