2020 is a year like no other. As we wrap it up, we want to share a recap of ENGINE’s year in the news—from consumers’ thoughts about COVID-19, generational differences, CTV trends and opportunities, and the impact of 5G on Ad Tech, to the pandemic’s effect on the creative process.
Unprecedented, upsetting, unusual? What are the words you use to describe 2020? Throughout the year, Cassandra has studied the impact of today’s extraordinary times on Gen Zs and Millennials, and their values, aspirations and behaviors. These are the terms that we believe most define our times and our culture, as well as help point us to what may be ahead.
NEW YORK – December 9th, 2020 – Cassandra, ENGINE’s insights and strategy group that studies trendsetting young consumers,today announced the appointment of Chanon Cook as VP. Cook will be responsible for leading in the development of Gen Z and Millennial research and insights, strategy, and client relationships.
NEW YORK, N.Y., OCT. 19, 2020 – When it comes to electing a president, character clearly still counts.
Americans strongly value a candidate’s truthfulness, respect for the military, having a vision for the country, and treating others with respect, according to the results of the Tiller Civic Engagement Survey, released here today by Tiller, LLC, a leading advocacy marketing consultancy. Those values were consistently expressed across both gender and party lines.
NEW YORK – October 19, 2020 – ENGINE, a global, full-service media and marketing services company, today announced the appointments of Nadine Cheung as Creative Director, Jana Cudiamat as Account Director and Jennifer Jones as Media Director to the agency team. Cheung and Cudiamat are based in New York, and Jones is based in Utah.
Over the millennia humanity has always sought out ways to make life easier/faster/cheaper, particularly when it comes to commerce. Whether it was the invention of the wheel in the stone age or the Spinning Jenny in the 18th century, both were created, and the technology ever iterated in order make products and get them to market faster – this is simply technological evolution.
Flexible Purpose – A combination of both consent and legitimate interest to allow vendors to operate in different markets under different legal basis. At the time, I didn’t quite understand what it meant, plus the phrase “under different legal basis” made me think that it probably didn’t apply to us. After doing more research and conferring with internal team members, not only did I realize that it did apply to us as an ad tech vendor, but that is also provided flexibility to our implementation of TCF 2.0, to publishers transacting on our exchange, and ultimately to their consumers; TCF 2.0 is truly flexible.
COVID has impacted every facet of our lives, including how we consume TV. ENGINE Media Solutions reveals what Americans are watching, which services are most popular, and how they feel about ad-supported subscriptions with findings from a survey conducted by ENGINE Insights.
In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, ENGINE Insights conducted a survey to discover Americans’ views on how well they think advertising, media, and brands are doing in its representation of the Hispanic culture and response to the community. Interestingly, the survey finds that 43% of Americans do not think that the Hispanic culture is adequately represented in the mainstream media – it’s even higher among Hispanics, 52% don’t think their culture is adequately represented in the mainstream media.
Women’s Equality Day, which takes place on August 26th, commemorates the 1920 adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution granting women the right to vote. In celebration of Women’s Equality Day, ENGINE Insights conducted a survey to better understand Americans’ views on the current state of women’s equality in the U.S. According to the survey, 79% of Americans think a woman will be elected president in the next 20 years. Interestingly, 74% of Americans said they were unaware that there was a Women’s Equality Day.