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Facebook 2nd Quarter Results Soar Past Expectations

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.

07/24/2013

A plane flies over Copacabana Beach trailing a 'Laureus Sport For Good' banner during day 1 of the 2013 Laureus World Sports Awards on March 9,2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images for Laureus)

San Francisco Supervisors Eye Possible Ban On Aerial Advertising

Planes with advertising banners may become a thing of the past in the skies above San Francisco.

07/22/2013

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Larry Magid: Facebook Addresses Violence Against Women

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.

05/30/2013

Electric Muni buses make their way down Stockton Street in San Francisco's Chinatown District. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Officials Demand City Donate Money From Anti-Israel Bus Ads

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.

05/21/2013

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Daily Madden: The Cost Of Improving The Fan Experience

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.

05/02/2013

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ConsumerWatch: Tips For Avoiding Being Tracked Online

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.

04/18/2013

Tourists pose for a photo in front of the Golden Gate Bridge on May 25, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Targets Families, Tourists From China In Marketing Campaign

California tourism officials are already upbeat about the number of visitors who head for the Golden State. As it stands, California has the world’s tenth largest travel economy.

02/22/2013

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Yahoo Taps Into Google’s Ad Network, Expertise

As part of an arrangement announced Wednesday, Yahoo’s website will begin drawing upon Google’s massive online advertising network to show marketing messages related to the content that’s being perused.

02/06/2013

People mingle in front of a display of LG Electronics televisions at a trade show. (Fredrick J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Palo Alto Congresswoman’s Law Turns Down Volume On TV Commercials

TV viewing could soon sound a little calmer. The CALM Act, which limits the volume of TV commercials, goes into effect on Thursday.

12/13/2012

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U.S. Employers Advertise Fewer Jobs, Fill More Positions

U.S. employers advertised slightly fewer jobs in August while they filled the most positions in three months, a mixed signal for the job market.

10/10/2012

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