Good morning, are you ready for July? 

CCPA enforcement starts July 1. Greg Sterling will be discussing what marketers need to know about CCPA with these experts on Live with Search Engine Land this Thursday at 1:00 p.m. EDT :

  • Lisa Rapp, VP Data Ethics, LiveRamp
  • Abby Matchett, Enterprise Analytics Lead, Bounteous
  • Katelyn Ringrose, attorney, Future of Privacy Forum

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July 1 also marks the start of the #StopHateForProfit boycott of Facebook Ads. More and more prominent brands have pledged to pause ads across Facebook’s platforms for the month of July. Pausing ads can have a significant impact on revenue, particularly for SMBs and direct to consumer brands that rely heavily on Facebook campaigns to drive sales, however. Contributor Karen Amundson offers alternative media plan suggestions for businesses thinking about shifting their ad dollars away from Facebook

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Why you should think about preview links

Users are sharing more content via messaging apps, according to a new report on visual media from Cloudinary. The chart above shows the year-over-year spike in food-related content sharing across WhatsApp and iMessage. 

Cloudinary reminds marketers to create compelling, informative link previews with images, video and text information specifically for these types of microbrowsers to increase engagement.


Account-based marketing tactics that work

This year, ABM will pass a tipping point: For the first time, the majority of B2B marketers are expected to deploy this marketing strategy at their companies. The companies that will succeed are those taking a cross-channel, holistic approach to ABM, connecting account-based programmatic campaigns with account-based lead gen programs to generate both awareness AND leads across the buying committee. Download this guide from Integate to learn what to expect from ABM how you can take it to the next level.

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What we're reading

We've curated our picks from across the web so you can retire your feed reader

Marketers: Your Role In Social Discourse Is Critical – John Battelle

Reddit closes long-running forum supporting President Trump after years of policy violations – Washington Post

The New York Times Pulls Out of Apple News – New York Times

Facebook expands its fan subscription program – TechCrunch

India has banned TikTok, WeChat, and other China-based apps – The Verge

Facebook rolling out dark theme for some users on mobile – 9to5Google