And pairing up with a regtech could appeal to the safety conscious. eToro has roughly 20 million users spread across more than 140 countries, and its wide range of assets and well-known social news feed have made it a model for successful European expansion. The big takeaway: Dodl will face an uphill struggle in the crowded UK market.
The ICCL is calling on the European Commission to intervene and warns that GDPR is “silently failing.”. Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Twitter all have European headquarters in Dublin, making Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) the lead regulator responsible for holding these companies accountable.
Social Media Buyers: Leading Europe and Gaining Ground Globally. As with everything ecommerce-related, 2020 was a banner year for social buyer numbers in the UK, and there will be some good residual growth this year. Last year, there were 10.3 million social buyers in the UK, up 23.5% YoY. More than one-fifth of internet users in the UK were social buyers in 2020.