Online advertising has transformed from once-static, clickable images to targeted messages that follow people as they browse. Canvas8 spoke to Don Marti, a Mozilla strategist and Nudgestock speaker, to learn how this evolution has impacted the perception and effectiveness of digital ads.
Behavioural sciences have been applied to advertising for nearly 50 years, but industry-wide adoption is slow. Canvas8 spoke with Richard Shotton, author of The Choice Factory, about how behavioural sciences can help advertisers to innovate their practices to meet the challenges of tomorrow.
Advertisers are always seeking ways to catch the consumer eye, and they’re now moving beyond tailoring messages merely based on age and gender. Canvas8 spoke with Christopher Summers, assistant professor at the Darla Moore School of Business, to find out why behavioural targeting really sells.
With every Google search, Amazon purchase and Facebook like, you generate a digital profile of your habits and interests for advertisers to target. It may seem invasive, but selling personal data is necessary to maintain free online services – so how can brands de-stigmatise the use of this info?
Following news of how Facebook data was used to affect voting behaviours in the US, the politics of nudging has come under scrutiny. In advance of Nudgestock 2018, Canvas8 spoke to Rory Sutherland, founder of Ogilvy Change, to discuss what it means to nudge ethically.