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The Old-Time Podcast Era

January 2, 2020 | by Digital TAP | Advertising News, Digital Trends

In many ways it feels like the radio era is back—except we’re not listening to broadcast radio like our parents and grandparents did—we’re listening to podcasts. According to the New York Times, more than half of people in the United States have listened to a podcast, and nearly one out of three people listen to…

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Teen Media Consumption Trends in 2019

November 15, 2019 | by Isaac Maltzer | Digital Trends

Common Sense Media just released the findings of their 2019 teen media consumption survey, cataloguing teenagers’ continuously evolving media usage patterns. The report compares and contrasts 2019 media habits among teenagers aged 13-18, against 2015 teenage media habits. It also includes media habits of tweens (aged 8-12), but for the sake of this post, we’ll…

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Why (Some Of) Your Ads Should Suck

October 13, 2019 | by Ron Wesson | Advertising News, Creative Find, Digital Trends, How To’s

Ah, the advertising creative process. It’s why we do our jobs. Who doesn’t want to spend their days coming up with exciting, challenging, clever words, concepts, and images that impress our friends, make our moms proud, and delight our clients so much that they want to kiss us on the lips? Of course, all of…

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The Rise of Stories in Social Media

October 7, 2019 | by Mariana Fernandes | Digital Trends, Social Marketing, Social Media

Social media marketing is a moving target. As new platforms come to the surface, well-established players must continue to increase their paid advertising offerings by introducing new features, ad formats, and targeting options. Marketers are in a constant race to update their strategies to keep up with these changes—and right now, many are scrambling to…

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Social Media’s Privacy Rebuild: Where Users Are Going Next

April 23, 2019 | by Isaac Maltzer | Digital Trends, Social Media

Facebook is no stranger to controversy. After a maelstrom of bad press ranging from poor data privacy practices to election tampering, public trust in the social media giant—and, let’s face it, social media at large—has been irrevocably damaged. While some might think this is finally the death knell for social media, we at Civilian think it’s…

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