To mark World Suicide Prevention Day, Media Bounty’s Max Harris explores male representation in the media and its impact on mental health. How can the marketing industry support a vital reimagining of what it means to be a man?
When it comes to providing free content to users online, third-party cookies have been at the core. Of course, giving users access to such a wealth of free content online is a welcomed benefit. But what isn’t welcomed is the ability to track them across websites without their knowledge and without being transparent about what they are actually giving up – their private data.
The climate crisis pits the limited impact of the individual against the collective indifference of the masses – with countries, consumers, companies and politicians each pointing the finger at each other and carrying on with business as usual. Big changes with complex solutions are needed.
Meta-owned Instagram is bringing back the option to view feeds chronologically, with two choices for users – ’Favorites’ and ’Following’. A press release announcing the move states: ”Favorites shows you the latest from accounts that you choose, like your best friends and favorite creators. In addition to this view, posts from accounts in Favorites will also show up higher in your home feed.
We can’t be the only one that has been having a bit of an internal struggle about the business we are in. Pedalling brands, whilst we discuss the climate emergency and the projected world heating passes over 2 degrees, feels conflicting.
In the wake of the ‘Shecession’ we asked male leaders from across the industry how they plan to elevate women, not just on International Women’s Day, but every day.
Media companies and advertisers need to help stamp out climate-change misinformation, industry stakeholders have warned, after a major United Nations report highlighted the issue as a key obstacle.
Jake Dubbins is managing director at ethical creative agency Media Bounty and co-founder of the Conscious Advertising Network. Ethics and climate are a big part of what he does now, but you might be surprised to find that, not too long ago, he spent a few years with his metaphorical boots on the ground, working with Bahamian citizens to prepare for catastrophic hurricanes. We chatted with him about some of the weirder parts of that story, and how they’ve stuck with him.
Featured Press - Former US president Donald Trump’s social app, Truth Social, launched on the App Store and quickly topped the free downloads chart. If the audience is there, will advertisers follow?
Carl Jung's archetypes and their infographic-friendly framework are commonplace in advertisers’ tool kits, perfect for segmenting audiences and crafting brand personas. Media Bounty strategist Ellie Malpas takes a look at the four main archetypes and how they can be useful in reframing narratives.