Friday, July 10, 2020
A July 7, 2020, meeting between Facebook and disgruntled advertisers failed to satisfy either side of an ongoing boycott against the social media giant. Stop Hate for Profit, organized by the NAACP, Anti-Defamation League and other civil rights groups, is a protest against Facebook's policies toward civil rights, consumer privacy, factual news and targeted hate speech. Its message is resonating with Unilever, Coca Cola and other brands, whose collective ad spend accounts for as much as 90 percent of Facebook's revenue, according to the Anti-Defamation League.
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As payment company lifecycles go, the 34-year Payroc journey has been particularly dynamic. Founded in 1994, Payroc has moved through multiple acquisitions and mergers, a significant branding overhaul, and extensive organic growth. All of these created a legacy few companies in the industry can parallel.
By Patti Murphy
The coronavirus pandemic is changing the way many Americans choose to pay. They are less inclined to use cash, more inclined toward debit than credit cards, and becoming much more comfortable with contactless payments, whether that involves using contactless-enabled cards or apps on mobile devices.
Discover why Dustin Magaziner, Managing Partner at PayBright, believes truly free terminal placements are the future of merchant sales. Plus James has advice for keeping cash discounting clients happy long term, and Patti explains why ISOs and agents should be diligent about keeping bad actors off the payment networks.