“Things I’ve Learned from Lately” is a regular compilation of articles that have made me a smarter marketer. Hopefully, they’ll help you, too.
The App Without Oversight - Say what you will about Facebook and Google for all of their privacy snafus, but at least they feel the pressure to respond to criticism. The same can’t be said for TikTok, the Beijing-based social platform gaining in popularity, is being used to shape the narrative of real-world events, including the protests in Hong Kong.
Blockbuster’s Opportunity - Blockbuster is seen as one of horror stories of a company being too myopic to see the rise of competition before it. This is the story of Blockbuster’s opportunity to buy Netflix for a cool $50 million.
The Public’s Tech Breakup - Trust in tech companies is down, and people are ready to see some serious action. Two-thirds of Americans want to see Big Tech broken up.