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App Tracking Opt-Ins Exceed 40% Under New Apple Rules: AppsFlyer Study

At least 40% of consumers allowed iPhone apps to track them when presented with Apple’s new opt-in message, according to this AppsFlyer study of 13 million choices. AppsFlyer notes that most observers expected a much higher opt-out rate, but the results really shouldn’t surprise you: most studies show that about one-third of consumers never want to share data, one-third share it freely, and one-third are somewhere in the middle. See this one, for example.

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Study finds U.S. consumers ready to pay for privacy

April 13, 2021

Conventional wisdom says Americans won’t pay for privacy, but this research study used conjoint analysis to show that half would pay at least $8 per month for social media product that didn’t keep or sell their data. Half would also pay $30 extra for a smartphone that was similarly private. On the other hand, about 40% wouldn’t pay anything extra. The study was conducted, apparently just for fun, by Ajit Ghuman, who runs product marketing at a retail customer engagement platform.

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Grammarly Raises $200 Million to Help People Write Better

November 24, 2021

If robots wrote the news, would they write about other robots?  I ask because there’s been a suspicious burst of items about AI-powered writing tools, just when live journalists might have set things on autopilot so they could sneak out early for the holiday.  Top of the list: writing-suggestion platform Grammarly just raised $200 million at a $13 billion valuation, doubling total funding to $400 million.

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