The Internet has been a dominant force in shaping contemporary culture and has contributed to an acceleration of cultural exchange globally. Nowhere is this more pronounced than in today’s youth market. As youth strategists, Cassandra was recently invited to join the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) Digital Economy podcast to share our views on the global spread of ideas and culture.
Data collection and monetization is a billion-dollar industry, and it’s only expected to grow. In fact, according to some reports, the big data industry is forecasted to be worth just under $300Bn by 2023. For many data monetization companies this is a dream. But what about the individual’s whose data is being collected and monetized? How do they feel?
ENGINE has been nominated for four 2019 Clio Entertainment Awards for its work on HBO’s “The Sopranos – Nicknames” campaign! The campaign honored the 20th anniversary of The Sopranos by having HBO’s official Twitter handle offer Soprano-inspired nicknames to anyone who tweeted them their first name. The response was immediate – television networks, brands and celebrities alike wanted in on a Soprano nickname, including ABC’s “Good Morning America,” Wendy’s, Olive Garden, GIPHY, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Macaulay Culkin and Laura Dern, just to name a few! In total, it garnered over 3 million impressions.