Source: Twilio’s APAC: When Consumers Control Data: How to Build Trust and Succeed in the New Digital Era
- 92% of marketers in the region believe that phasing out third-party cookies can help strengthen trust in advertising among consumers in the long run.
- 84% of organisations in the region are advocating consumer data privacy and welcoming the phasing out of third-party cookies.
- 49% of organisations in the region feel more prepared to ride off to the third-party cookie sunset than they were in 2021.
- 92% of marketers surveyed in APAC are already collecting zero-party data, primarily through surveys (58%), social media polls (52%), and email campaigns (51%).
- 69% of organisations in APAC are already using first-party data to expand or nurture their existing customer base.
- 75% of marketers already have at least a basic understanding of the positive value of first-party data — among which include being more useful in personalising engagement, targeting the right customers, and providing more accuracy, flexibility, and control.
Methodology: Twilio surveyed 600 APAC senior and mid-level marketers and business owners in January 2023, including 100 each from Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, the Philippines, and Singapore.
- The most pressing challenge in data collection among marketers in the region is customer resistance, necessitating a more refined approach to consumer data collection.
- 51% of marketers understand the value of first-party data in theory, but remain uncertain about applications in day-to-day operations.
- Despite these challenges, most organisations (58%) remain committed to exploring alternative ways of gathering consumer information and insights.