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Businesses and consumers are experiencing a gap in perception when it comes to the use of AI. While almost two-thirds (63%) of businesses believe that chatbots and virtual assistants make it easier for customers to get their issues resolved, only one-third (33%) of consumers agree, according to a customer experience benchmark report from NICE inContact.Read More
Generally, Americans have an unfavorable opinion about online targeted advertising. More than half (51%) of US adults believe that targeted advertisements are an inappropriate use of personal data rather than a convenient way to see products they’re interested in, according to more than 3,100 US adults surveyed by YouGov.Read More
Millennials are increasingly skeptical of businesses’ motives and impact on society, and companies need to take these attitudes seriously if they don’t want to miss out on the younger generations’ potential as consumers and employees, according to a survey from consultancy Deloitte.Read More
Just one-third (33%) of consumers who rely on advertising for brand information say they trust its messaging, making it the least credible source of information among the options given, according to a report by Kantar Media.Read More
New data shows that half of internet users in the US said that if a company debuts Pride-related merchandise or content, they’re more likely to see that as a marketing tactic than as a true reflection of the company’s values, according a YouGov survey.Read More
In a March 2019 survey conducted by Morning Consult on behalf of ID Experts, an identity protection services firm, 39% of US internet users said they were “very concerned” about privacy and security on Facebook, and 29% said they were “somewhat concerned.” “Advertisers should pay attention to the types of data that people will be…Read More