Posts tagged as: Ads

Twitter Will Ban Political Ads

Twitter on Wednesday said it would ban all advertisements about political candidates, elections and hot-button policy issues such as abortion and immigration, a significant shift that comes in response to growing concerns that politicians are seizing on the vast reach of social media to deceive voters ahead of the 2020 election. “While internet advertising is […]

Google Removes Do Global Games From Play Store Over Fake Ad Clicks

DO Global has just had 46 of their apps taken off the Google Play Store, after it was found that they used code which triggered fake clicks on advertisements. In response, DO Global has published a statement apologizing for their tactics: In the past week, we have noticed a series of reports about our apps […]

Google Has Stronger Rules and Requirement For Buying US Election Ads

Google is requiring those placing political ads during the upcoming US elections must prove they are US citizens or permanent residents. This is just part of an update to its policies that tries to make political adverts more “transparent”. In addition, advertisers must reveal who given the funds for the advert. Social media firms have […]

Mozilla Pull Its Ads Off Facebook Over Privacy Issues Caused By The Cambridge Analytica Data Breech

Mozilla has pulled its advertising from Facebook over the Cambridge Analytica controversy. Mozilla already started a petition that demands Facebook change its app permission policy so your privacy is protected by default. Today they took a bigger and bolder step. The leak of data from 50 million Facebook users to the political consulting firm prompted Mozilla to examine […]

Google Is Adding Support to Stop Ads from Following You Around the Web

Google said it is rolling out new controls for managing advertisements that appear in apps and on mobile web sites. The change will allow people to use the ad preferences settings to put the kibosh on reminder ads that often show up after user’s search for specific products. Google says the tool is first reaching the […]

Republican Want the FCC to Allow Ringless Voicemail Ads

  The Republican National Committee hopes the FCC will approve a request from a marketing firm that would allow companies and organizations to silently send messages straight to consumers’ cellphone voicemail inboxes. Such voicemails could be prerecorded political messages or even advertisements. The Ringless Voicemail idea has been on the FCC’s docket since March, when a […]

Google to Ban Ads for Payday Loans

Google Adwords will be banning ads for so-called ‘payday loans’ and other lending at very high interest rates. As of July 13th, Google will no longer accept ads for loans that have to be repaid within 60 days, or any loan with an APR exceeding 36%. The change was announced on Google’s Public Policy Blog. When reviewing […]

Twitter to Place Higher Priority On Ads

Twitter today is rolling out a new product for advertisers that will give them the top spot in users’ timelines. Called First View, the marketing product will push promoted video Tweets to the top of feeds on mobile devices, visible when users first open the app. Twitter calls this its “most valuable real estate” and […]

2016 Chevy Volt Marketing Plan Includes Attack Ads on the Nissan Leaf and Toyota Prius

Chevrolet began shipping the second generation of the Volt plug-in hybrid Tuesday to dealers in California and 10 other states.  While he revamped Chevrolet Volt won’t be available nationally until late next spring, but a series of attack ads targeting the Nissan Leaf and Toyota Prius will debut this fall on the Internet and later […]

iOS9 Could Be ‘Game Changer’ – Ad Blocking Already Costs Publishers $22B Yearly

With this fall’s release of iOS 9, Apple will allow users to natively block content in mobile Safari for the first time — a change which at least one study believes will be a “game changer” in an industry that already costs publishers more than $20 billion per year. The number of internet users blocking […]

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