Apple Scraps TV Plans For ‘Crush’ Advert After Criticism

Apple scraps plans to commercially air iPad advert that showed musical instruments being violently crushed, after criticism

1 week ago

Snap Sees Surge In Users, Ad Revenues

Snapchat parent Snap reports user growth, revenues in spite of tough competition, in what may be sign of stronger advertising…

3 weeks ago

Google Delays Removal Of Third-Party Cookies, Again

For third time Google delays phase-out of third-party Chrome cookies after pushback from industry and British regulator

4 weeks ago

Elon Musk’s X Names New Head Of Safety

Enticing advertisers back? Nine months after previous head of trust and safety resigned, X confirms new Safety and Brand Safety…

2 months ago

Fewer People Using Twitter After Musk Takeover – Report

Research data suggests fewer people are using Elon Musk's X, but platform insists 250 million people are using X everyday

2 months ago

Judge Signals Elon Musk May Lose Lawsuit Against Non-profit

Elon Musk's high profile lawsuit against a hate speech non-profit may be in trouble, after judge sounds sceptical note over…

3 months ago

Google Hit With $2.3bn Lawsuit Over Digital Ad Losses

European publishers sue Google for billions, over alleged financial losses due to Google's digital advertising practices

3 months ago

Alphabet’s Ad Revenue Miss Punished By Investors

Another tech industry bellweather, Alphabet, delivers strong Q4 and FY23 financials, yet investors not happy at ad revenue miss

4 months ago

YouTuber MrBeast Makes $250,000 From Video On X

Top YouTube creator makes more than $250,000 in closely watched test of X's new ad revenue-sharing programme

4 months ago

Google Begins To Switch Off Ad-Tracker Cookies

Google starts switch-off of third-party ad tracking cookies under privacy initiative, as advertisers say company gaining too much control

4 months ago

Value Of Twitter/X Falls 71 Percent Since Elon Musk Takeover – Report

Another valuation cut from X/Twitter shareholder shows remarkable fall in platform's market value since Elon Musk takeover

5 months ago

Twitter/X Fails To Block Content Moderation Disclosure Law In California

Elon Musk's X loses bid to block California law that requires social media to publicly disclose their content moderation practices

5 months ago

Amazon Prime Video To Carry Ads In UK From 5 February

Adverts will start appearing for UK users of Amazon Video Prime on 5 February 2024, unless extra fee is paid

5 months ago

Privacy Complaint Filed Against Elon Musk’s X

Complaint filed by Max Schrems’ campaign group Noyb, alleges Elon Musk's X breached EU's GDPR by micro ad targetting

5 months ago

Big Brands Increase Ad Spend On Instagram, Amid X Boycott

Meta reaps the benefits, as big US brand names ramp up ad spending on Instagram, after as pause on Elon…

5 months ago

X Ad Sales Projected To Fall More Than 50 Percent – Report

Ad sales at X (aka Twitter) are reportedly projected to fall over 50 percent to $2.5bn, down from $4.7bn before…

5 months ago

Elon Musk Calls For Firing Of Disney CEO Amid Ad Boycott

Disney boss Bob Iger “should be fired immediately” tweets Elon Musk in fresh broadside, amid advertising boycott

5 months ago

Questions Surround X/Twitter, After Elon Musk Expletive-Filled Rant

Has Elon Musk sabotaged X going forward? Analysts cite Twitter owner as the biggest liability for the platform

6 months ago

Elon Musk Tells Fleeing Advertisers To Go F*** Themselves

X owner Elon Musk used multiple expletives about advertisers who have boycotted Twitter over extremist content

6 months ago

Objection Filed To Meta’s Paid Ad-Free Subscription

Digital rights group NOYB files first complaint with Austrian regulator against Meta's paid ad-free subscription for Facebook, Instagram

6 months ago

Advertising Exodus To Cost Elon Musk’s X $75m – Report

Year of end advertising exodus at Elon Musk's X going to cost Twitter as much as $75m in advertising revenue

6 months ago

YouTube Denies Slowing Down Mozilla Firefox

Alphabet's YouTube insists it is not slowing down Firefox, after complaints videos are taking extra long to load on the…

6 months ago

White House Joins Threads, Amid X Extremist Content Row

US political leadership including the President, White House, and others creates accounts on Meta's Threads platform

6 months ago

IBM Pulls Advertising From X/Twitter, Amid Nazi Content Row

Another big name suspends advertising on X (aka Twitter), after its ads appeared next to posts praising Adolf Hitler and…

6 months ago

US Wraps Up Landmark Antitrust Case Against Google

Government wraps up its evidentiary phase of landmark antitrust case against Alphabet's Google, but closing arguments may come in 2024

6 months ago

EU Agrees New Restrictions For Online Political Ads

EU negotiators agree new rules for online political advertising amidst concern about voter manipulation, disinformation

6 months ago

Europe Expands Ban On Meta’s ‘Behavioural Ad’ Practices

Ban on Meta's 'behavioural advertising' practices has been expanded by the European Data Protection Board (EDPB)

7 months ago

Meta Offers Paid Ad-Free Subscription For Facebook, Instagram

Facebook and Instagram to offer a paid subscription in Europe in return for no adverts, costing from 9.99 euros (£8.73)…

7 months ago

Google Chief Pichai Takes Stand In Landmark Antitrust Trial

Google chief executive Sundar Pichai testifies in landmark antitrust deal that could force company to change business practices

7 months ago

Musk’s X Charges New Users $1 Annual Subscription Fee

Paywall move as Elon Musk's X (aka Twitter) begins charging new users in New Zealand and the Philippines $1 annually

7 months ago