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Understanding the importance of authenticity in corporate social activism [Video]

Over the past few years we’ve witnessed a striking shift in how brands communicate their identity, values and humanity. While companies traditionally avoid taking a public stance on social and political discourse, it seems that more and more brands are choosing to break this mould.

While some chalk up this change to progress, there are countless critics of corporate social activism that argue that brands’ motivations are neither altruistic nor pure. And certainly, when brands are allocating marketing dollars towards promoting a social cause instead of their own product, criticism or at the very least curiosity are warranted.

With brands engaging in social issues becoming the norm, it’s time to think critically about how your brand can avoid the pitfalls associated with such a practice. Brands participation in the conversations around Covid-19 as well as the Black Lives Matter movement offer two different scenarios companies can learn from to improve …

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How are Rich Media Ads Different from Other Ad Formats? [Video]

If you're looking into different ad formats to kick your advertising initiatives into high-gears, then you want to take a look at rich media ads. They are a type of digital advertisement that includes engaging features that encourage users to interact with the content. Check out this article to learn more about them!If you're looking into different ad formats to kick your advertising initiatives into high-gears, then you want to take a look at rich media ads. They are a type of digital advertisement that includes engaging features that encourage users to interact with the content. Check out this article to learn more about them!

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