Day: May 7, 2019

Google expands digital well-being tools to include a new ‘Focus mode,’ adds improved parental controls to Android – TechCrunch

Last year at Google I/O, Google introduced a host of new digital well-being tools aimed at helping people better manage their screen time, track app usage and configure their device’s “do not disturb” settings. Today, Google is updating its suite of tools to include a new feature called “Focus Mode”

US digital advertising exceeded $100B in 2018 (IAB report) – TechCrunch

Digital ad spending in the United States exceeded $100 billion for the first time last year, according to the latest internet advertising report from the Interactive Advertising Bureau and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Specifically, total domestic spending reached $107.5 billion, a 22% increase from 2017. Mobile advertising has become increasingly dominant, growing 40%