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All posts by Isaac Maltzer

Understanding Privacy and GDPR

May 17, 2018 | by Isaac Maltzer | Advertising News, Digital Trends

Over the course of the past month, you may have noticed an email or notification update like one of these: These are not random. Tech services from Facebook to Soundcloud are all acting in direct response to a recent update, and it may not be the one you’re thinking of. Many would initially point to…

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Reader Be Warned

November 14, 2017 | by Isaac Maltzer | Advertising News, Civilian Water Cooler, Digital Trends

Growing scrutiny over tech companies to better monitor the activity taking place on their platforms has become one of the central hot-button issues of the day. The 2016 Presidential election and alleged activity from foreign agents brought the conversation to the main stage and is calling into question the responsibility big tech has in controlling…

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Too Much To Tweet: SaaS

October 11, 2017 | by Isaac Maltzer | Civilian Water Cooler, Digital Trends, Too Much To Tweet

I’ve Got A SaaS Problem The SaaS industry is a multi-billion dollar walking stick that grows by incrementally degrading our intellectual capabilities. Many consumer facing and B2B software companies push their products as ‘groundbreaking new tools and features’ while they are really just providing micro-modifications to our work process; honing in on very specific and…

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Disney Joins the Stream Team

October 1, 2017 | by Isaac Maltzer | Digital Trends

As Bob Dylan so eloquently forecasted some decades ago, “The times, they are a-changin’.” While these sage-like words seemingly derive new meaning every day, they are equally prevalent in the entertainment industry, where changing media consumption behaviors are reshaping the way content is produced and distributed. The biggest headline this month belongs to Walt Disney…

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Too Much To Tweet: Twitter

September 27, 2017 | by Isaac Maltzer | Advertising News, Digital Trends, Too Much To Tweet

Subtraction by addition.   About a month back, our social media team brainstormed an idea for a new micro-blog series. “Too Much To Tweet” is designed to give our staff a platform to speak our minds on various topics in a format that doesn’t justify a full-fledged blog post, but may be a little too…

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