AT&T has announced it’s putting ads back on YouTube. A couple of years ago, the telecom giant pulled their ads off the platform because of concerns that its messages were running alongside videos containing hate speech or touting terrorism. AT&T says it’s satisfied that the Google-owned platform has improved screening of video content. So what’s […]
Stores and websites want your data too
"It's absolutely about competing with Google and Facebook," an Ad Age reporter says.
"People talk a big game here when it comes to privacy, but they don't actually do very much," one venture capitalist says.
To combat fake ads and news, we need to study their effects more, says Tom Merritt of Daily Tech News Show.
As services like Netflix rise in popularity, our tolerance for ads is going down.
Facebook data on tens of millions of Americans ended up with a third party analytics firm, Cambridge Analytica. Lawmakers and privacy advocates have urged substantial changes to make sure no such breach occurs again. One alternative model would be having users pay for the use of social media sites so that the sites are not […]
Unilever’s head of marketing, Keith Weed, told an advertising conference in California that digital platforms had become “swamps” of fake news, racism and sexism. What will this mean for advertising on social media? Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
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