Social Media Upends Politics PlaybookWith the rise of social networking platforms, politicians' campaign efforts can be targeted to narrow slices of the electorate with ads that can run continuously with no disclosure of who is paying for them.
Unilever To Facebook And Google: Clean Up 'Swamp' Or We'll Pull AdsUnilever is threatening to pull its advertising from digital platforms that it says have become a "swamp" of fake news, racism, sexism and extremism.
EHarmony Told To Pull Ads Promising 'Scientific' MatchesOnline dating website eHarmony has been barred from using ads that claim it offers a "scientifically proven matching system."
Google Is Flying High Now, But Regulatory Threats LoomGoogle continues to pile on billions in ad revenue every quarter. But like its chief rival Facebook, it's being pressured to rein in its hyper-efficient advertising machine.
Twitter to Disclose Info on Political Ads Amid Congressional ScrutinyThe move follows similar steps by Facebook and the introduction of a bill that seeks to bring more transparency to online political ads in an attempt to lessen the influence of Russia and other foreign entities on U.S. elections.
Facebook Apologizes For Anti-Semitic Ad Targeting, Revamps PoliciesFacebook is apologizing for letting advertisers use phrases like "Jew-haters" as a targeting criteria and for not noticing it until it was pointed out.
Facebook Tweaks Race-Based Ad Target PolicyFacebook says it will no longer allow advertisers to use ethnicity as a filter when it comes to targeting or hiding ads offering housing, employment or credit.
Report Accuses Facebook Of Racial Discrimination In Ad TargetingFacebook is under scrutiny after a report claims the social network allows advertisers to exclude on the basis of race, which could violate federal anti-discrimination laws.
Cash-Strapped National Parks System Considers Alcohol Advertising Within ParksThe cash-strapped National Parks system continues to look for new forms of revenue to help keep the parks maintained and open to the public, but a new proposal to allow alcohol companies to place their logos within the parks is getting the ire of health groups.
Deceptive Kardashian Social Posts Prompt Call For CrackdownThe group Truth in Advertising says many social media stars fail to disclose when they are being paid to push products and services.
Facebook Begins Blocking Ad Blockers For Desktop UsersFacebook is blocking ad blockers on the desktop version of its service, saying well-made, relevant ads can be "useful."
New Ad Technology Begs Question: Is Big Brother Selling You Out?With today's billboards, you can literally be a target on the road. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.