Apple's Latest iOS Update Includes App Tracking Shield To Protect iPhone, iPad UsersApple is cracking down snoopy apps that secretly shadow people on their in order to target more advertising at users with a new privacy feature, dubbed “App Tracking Transparency,” as part of the latest update to the operating system powering the iPhone and iPad.
Battle For Suburban Votes Take Ominous Tone In 2020 Presidential ElectionThe suburbs have become a huge point of contention ahead of the 2020 presidential election.
Senate Judiciary Antitrust Panel Grills Google Exec On Online AdvertisingA Senate panel put a top Google executive on the defensive over the company’s powerful position in online advertising as some lawmakers look hopefully toward an expected antitrust case against the tech giant by the Trump administration.
Facebook: Apple Privacy Changes Will Muck Up Online AdsFacebook is pushing back on new Apple privacy rules for its mobile devices — and putting app developers in the middle.
Report: Disney Company Slashes Advertising on Facebook, InstagramThe Walt Disney Co. has “dramatically” slashed its advertising budget on Facebook and Facebook-owned Instagram in the latest setback for the social network, which is facing a growing advertising boycott over its policies and actions on hate speech on its platforms.
More Than 500 Companies Join Facebook Ad Boycott 'Stop Hate For Profit'On Wednesday, more than 500 companies officially kicked off an advertising boycott intended to pressure Facebook into taking a stronger stand against hate speech. CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to meet with its organizers early next week.
New Commercial Aims To Draw Tourists To Carmel, Even As COVID-19 Cases SurgeThe city of Carmel-by-the-Sea has unveiled a splashy new ad inviting tourists back to the coastal town just as coronavirus cases have spiked across California.
Facebook Ad Boycott Is Starting To Rattle InvestorsAfter several days of largely shrugging off news about a growing Facebook advertiser boycott, investors now appear to be taking notice.
Coca Cola Joins Facebook, Twitter Ad Boycott Over Hate Speech ContentBeverage giant Coca Cola has announced it was pulling millions of dollars in advertising earmarked for social media giants Facebook, Twitters and others for at least the month of July over their handing of hate speech.
Zuckerberg Gives In To Pressure, Announces Facebook Crackdown On Hate SpeechFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Friday that the social media giant will begin banning ads that scapegoat ethnic groups and minorities in addition to labeling potentially "harmful" posts from public figures following an advertising boycott campaign.
Unilever Halts Advertising On Facebook And Twitter, Stocks DiveShares of both Facebook and Twitter were down more than 7% in mid-day trading Friday after Unilever said it would pull its advertising from the social media companies for the rest of the year.
In Reversal, Hallmark Channel Reinstates Same-Sex Wedding Ads After BacklashThe Hallmark Channel on Sunday moved to reinstate ads featuring a same-sex couple that had been removed from the cable network. The decision came after considerable backlash over the initial decision to stop airing the ads from the wedding-planning company Zola.
Facebook To Settle Advertiser Lawsuit For $40 MillionFacebook has agreed to pay $40 million to advertisers who said it inflated the amount of time its users watched videos.
San Mateo Legislator Proposes New Rules for Political Advocacy AdvertisingProposed legislation would require groups spending more than $10,000 a year on "issue advocacy ads" about pending legislation or regulation to identify themselves and major funders.
Central Coast Dog's Flapping Ears Take Star Turn in Super Bowl CommercialAn upcoming Super Bowl commercial features a Dalmatian from Goleta riding in a Budweiser beer wagon.