E20 LWT – Facebook News, Share Prices Falling & ESPN+ ads (29 October 2019)

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Time Stamps

0m 00s – Intro

1m 16s – Notable News

3m 12s – Google announces BERT
https://marketingland.com/welcome-bert-googles-latest-search-algorithm-to-better-understand-natural-language-269910

7m 24s – Nearly 90% of consumers would choose ‘do not sell’ personal data under CCPA, study finds
https://marketingland.com/nearly-90-of-consumers-would-choose-do-not-sell-personal-data-under-ccpa-study-finds-269573

10m 10s – Facebook rolling out ‘News’ in the US & responds to critics of their advertising practices
https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/25/facebook-news-tab/ https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/21/facebook-protect/

13m 25s – Amazon shares fall by nearly 7% following lower than expected profit
https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/24/after-its-first-earnings-miss-in-two-years-amazon-shares-get-walloped-in-after-hours-trading/

16m 42s – Twitter falls short, stocks down 20% despite user growth https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/24/twitter-earnings-q3/

19m 50s – Snapchat closer to profitability, still short of IPO price, 7 million new users https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/22/snapchat-earnings-q3-2019/

22m 30s – Tesla manages to have a profitable quarter https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/23/20928982/tesla-q4-earnings-profit-model-3-china-gigafactory

25m 52s – Roku buys ad tech platform
https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/22/roku-buys-ad-tech-platform-dataxu-for-150-million/

27m 48s – ESPN+ running ads on paying accounts
https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/25/20929372/espn-plus-pre-roll-advertising-app-bugs-crashes-subscribers

31m 00s – Netflix raising $2 billion in debt for more content
https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/21/netflix-offers-2-billion-in-debt-to-fund-more-content-spending/

33m 47s – Game streamer Shroud moves to Microsoft Mixer https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/24/20930647/twitch-shroud-mixer-microsoft-ninja-amazon-exclusive