Shortly after the markets opened Friday, Google Inc. shares jumped 14 percent to $1,015.46 and closed a day heavy trading at $1,011.41. The gains marked Google’s biggest one-day jump in more than five years.
Google wants your permission to use your name, photo and product reviews in ads that it sells to businesses.
Instagram, the mobile photo-sharing app owned by Facebook Inc., says it will start showing “occasional” photo and video advertisements in the coming months.
Pinterest announced Thursday it will introduce advertising in the form of “promoted pins.”
Facebook’s stock is soaring after the world’s biggest social network posted higher revenue from mobile ads and delivered a healthy second-quarter profit that reverses a loss a year ago.
Planes with advertising banners may become a thing of the past in the skies above San Francisco.
More than a dozen advertisers are pulling out of Facebook following a campaign that criticized the social media site of allowing pages that promote violence against women.
Several San Francisco supervisors want the city transit agency to donate revenue from an anti-Israel bus ad campaign to the city’s Human Rights Commission after the agency did the same for an ad campaign that targeted Muslims.
The Chicago Cubs are in a fight over plans to implement video boards at Wrigley Field and have threatened to move if those plans aren’t approved.
Wednesday in San Francisco, the new chairwoman of the FTC called on the advertising industry to give consumers “effective and meaningful privacy protection,” by coming up with a standard way for consumers to make it known they do not want their on-line activity tracked.