Mike's Industry View - Issue #96
The portrait on the new cover of Bloomberg Businessweek was created using artificial intelligence. It took two weeks.
Renault is letting machine learning power the decisions it makes about influencer marketing
Faced with rising competition and a challenging retail landscape, Nike is finding bold new ways to cultivate its most obsessed fans
How big is GDPR? According to Google search volume, it's bigger than Beyoncé
The friend effect: why the secret of health and happiness is surprisingly simple A study has found that regularly eating meals alone is the biggest single factor for unhappiness, besides existing mental illness. Why is hanging out with friends so helpful?
Roughly a quarter of British adults have been diagnosed at some point with a psychiatric disorder, costing the economy an estimated 4.5% of GDP per year.
'A fun adventure, not a business': The Weather Channel stopped publishing video on Facebook — digiday.com The Weather Channel is no longer actively publishing videos to Facebook due to a lack of meaningful revenue.
The Financial Times has been steadily cultivating a following of younger, new audiences on Instagram after giving the platform renewed focus in 2016. Since then, it’s been linking back to its site through Instagram Stories, driving traffic and ultimately subscriptions. The FT posts between two and four Instagram Stories a week as a self-contained narrative based on a published piece.