Online privacy and data protection has been a focus for governments in recent years. This week, we chose articles that show this issue in a different light – from the US court’s decision to keep web scraping legal to a survey that shows consumers might not care so much about it as we would think. These articles and more in this week’s Affiliate Roundup!
Best Practices, Explainers and Predictions
A survey by Tinuiti finds consumers are mostly worried about their data being used illegally by criminals rather than by advertisers.
Seven ways to promote affiliate links on Instagram.
Source: Neal Schaffer
M&A, New Entrants and Features
Rightlander.com has launched Telegram Monitoring Tool, a tool that lets users know when their marketing partners post links and text about their brand.
Source: The Advertiser
In the next few months, all Instagram users with public accounts will be able to tag products on their content.
Case Studies, Profiles and Awards
Amazon raises commission rates for some of its categories, but only for a limited time.
Source: Search Engine Journal
The surprisingly low percentage of creators who make $50K or more indicates that there’s still plenty of opportunity for merchants to partner with influencers.
Events, Webinars and Podcasts
Hanan Maayan of Trackonomics speaks about his journey as an industry leader.
Source: Martech Record
In a time when international governments are pushing for more online privacy, the US appeals court rules scraping publicly accessible data is still legal.