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China bans primetime TV ads

Nov 29, 2011
The government in China has decided to ban all advertisements on primetime TV in the coming year, leaving foreign companies who have invested millions without an outlet.
Posted In: China, television, advertising

We three kings need to help each other

Nov 9, 2011
Microsoft, AOL, and Yahoo! [announced an advertising partnership yesterday](http://online.wsj.com/article...
Posted In: advertising, aol, Microsoft, Tech Report, Yahoo

Commercials? On TV? BELIEVE IT!

Nov 2, 2011
LG announced yesterday that it's partnering with online adverting company, YuMe. The deal will bring ads into LG's Internet-enabled TVs. The Toyota...
Posted In: ads, advertising, lg, Tech Report, tv

Kids targeted by sugary drink ads

Oct 31, 2011
A new study out from Yale's Rudd Center shows that children and teens are more exposed to ads for high-calorie soda drinks than ever before. The...
Posted In: advertising, food and drink, Marketplace Daily Pulse, sugary drinks

Political ad spending to be posted online?

Oct 27, 2011
The FCC is expected to vote today on a new rule requiring broadcasters to disclose political advertising spending online. The information has long...
Posted In: advertising, fcc, politics, Tech Report

Sick of Kindle ads? Pay up

Oct 6, 2011
That new $79 Kindle that Amazon just announced is ad supported, as befits a screaming deal. But if you just don't want to see the dang ads any more...
Posted In: ads, advertising, Amazon, Kindle, Tech Report

Commercials are coming to Twitter

Sep 14, 2011
Well, commercial tweets anyway. Twitter is expanding its paid tweets program and will begin inserting commercial messages in your feed. So you'll...
Posted In: advertising, Twitter

Kellogg's goes after the ESPN crowd

Aug 29, 2011
This final note today, from the Marketplace desk of cynical advertising, courtesy of Ad Age magazine. All you dads out there who like to sneak y...
Posted In: advertising, Kellogg's

Your iPhone won't be as nosy

Aug 22, 2011
Apple is asking developers to stop using a tracking feature in apps....
Posted In: advertising, do not track, iPhone

No anonymity on social networks! Why the hell not?!

Jul 26, 2011
Over the weekend Google+ let loose a tempest in its shiny new teapot when the company expelled folks using fake names on the social network. By all...
Posted In: advertising, Facebook, google +, search, social media, Web Culture, world

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