In this episode of This Old Marketing, Joe and Robert kick off the show with old-time manufacturer Whirlpool buying recipe media site Yummly (What does this means for brands of all sizes?). In other news, Google and Facebook need to take more responsibility for their content as true media companies, and Forrester proclaims that the end of advertising is near. Rants and raves include John Green and Airbnb. This week's This Old Marketing example: UnitedHealthcare.
This week's story links:
Time Facebook And Google Accept They Are Publishers With Responsibilities
Forrester Sees Advertiser Revolt As The Beginning Of The End
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RANTS AND RAVES
TOM - UnitedHealthcare