Garett Sloane, Advertising Age

Garett Sloane

Advertising Age

New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Garett:

Facebook releases emails showing data debates, launches new probe of marketing partners

Internal communications reveal how Facebook staff discussed Cambridge Analytica, and now the company is investigating more data lapses among marketing partners. → Read More

Google says killing the cookie has consequences

Google warns that publishers could take a hit as industry limits web-tracking tool. → Read More

Facebook finally delivers a 'clear history' tool, but changes name to avoid confusion

New option lets users delete advertising data coming from their 'off-Facebook activity.' → Read More

Twitter's 6-second rule means advertisers can pay for completed ad views

It's the first time the platform has a way to buy ads that only costs brands when viewers watch the whole commercial, if it's a short one. → Read More

Walmart reports ad delays as it brings services in house

Some brands are frustrated as the big-box retailer makes service changes to their advertising accounts. → Read More

Snapchat creates new Spectacles and wants to hire someone to make them cool

The company is looking for a social media manager to help market its pricey new camera glasses. → Read More

Verizon unloads Tumblr in deal with WordPress owner

The blogging site shares a similar mission with its new caretaker that makes publishing tools, too. → Read More

Facebook goes after Amazon, Hulu with ad-free video subscription channels

The social network signs up MotorTrend, College Humor, BritBoxTV and Tastemade as pilot streaming partners. → Read More

How Facebook is attempting to target ads without personal data

A new tool at the social network will allegedly allow advertisers to create 'lookalike' audiences in a pivot away from specific targeting. → Read More

Twitter drops third-party data providers

The move comes shortly after the service admitted to ad tech-related data leaks. → Read More

Twitter restructures relationships with agencies and ad-tech partners

Stephanie Prager, head of global agency partnerships, tells Ad Age why the platform is merging its agency and API teams. → Read More

Snapchat rolls out first major global ad campaign on back of surging user growth

'Real Friends' hits billboards, Spotify, Pandora and even invades Instagram across four continents. → Read More

Amazon quietly launches AmazonCommercial, a private label for business customers

Initial product lines limited to bulk supplies of toilet paper, tissues and paper towels. → Read More

Amazon opens way for apps on Fire TV to sell ads with The Trade Desk, Dataxu

The e-commerce giant gives publishers the ability to arrange commercials through outside parties and deliver them to its video ad service. → Read More

Inside Amazon's pitch for new audio ads in music on Alexa devices

A new pitch deck from Amazon, recruiting brands for music ads, shows how the company is serious about competing with Spotify and Pandora in audio. → Read More

Amazon tests audio ads on alexa music—and here’s a look at its pitch deck

Marketing materials obtained by Ad Age outline its plans to take on Spotify and Pandora. → Read More

Snapchat attracts 13 million new daily users thanks to gender-swap filter

Snapchat has a breakout quarter, topping 200 million users, thanks to a viral filter that transformed people's genders. → Read More

Google closes ‘incognito’ loophole, leaving publishers to rethink paywalls

The New York Times, The Washington Post and others will no longer be able to identify when a reader is in private-browsing mode. → Read More

Netflix pledges to remain ad-free even as U.S. subscriptions slip

Addressing speculation, Netflix promises to stay commercial-free. → Read More

Facebook, Amazon, Google and Apple criticized by lawmakers for killer tactics

Here is what the big tech platforms told Congress amid calls to break up their dominant positions in each of their markets. → Read More