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

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

WhatsApp Boss Denies Chat App Is Exploring Ads

Head of WhatsApp at Meta Platforms firmly denies media report the service is exploring adverts to bolster revenues

9 months ago

Twitter Ad Spending Fell Over 70 Percent In December – Report

New data suggests advertisers continue to shun Elon Musk's Twitter, as another report states there are now just 550 engineers…

1 year ago

Twitter Revenue Down 40 Percent, As 500 Advertisers Pause Spending

Report that more than 500 advertisers have paused spending with Twitter, and it's daily revenue is 40 percent down from…

1 year ago

Australia Sues Meta Over Facebook Scam Adverts

Competition watchdog down under launches legal proceedings against Meta Platforms for publishing scam advertisements on Facebook

2 years ago

UK To Address Marketing Of High Risk Crypto Investments

British financial watchdog says it will curb the marketing of cryptoassets and other high-risk investments, amid a surge in online…

2 years ago

O2 Coverage Advert Banned By ASA

Advert by O2 that claimed it had the best coverage citing an uSwitch survey, has been banned by the Advertising…

3 years ago

YouTube Trials Cheaper Premium Lite Option

Not that much cheaper. Google's YouTube is trialing a more affordable premium subscription tier that doesn't display adverts

3 years ago

Signal Shows Data Collection Adverts Facebook Rejected

Signal has had user-targetted adverts on Instagram blocked, as messaging service attempts to highlight Facebook data collection

3 years ago

Twitter Admits Possible $250m FTC Fine Over Targeted Ads

Filing reveals Twitter is facing a possible fine of up to $250 million for using phone numbers and email address…

4 years ago

Apple Criticised For App User Tracking Alert

Plan for iOS 14 to give app users the option to decline ad tracking has been criticised (surprise, surprise) by…

4 years ago

WhatsApp Reaches 5 Billion Downloads On Play Store

Facebook's messaging service has hit 5 billion downloads, amid reports that it has backed off plans to insert adverts into…

4 years ago

Lawmakers Call For Pause On Targeted Political Adverts

Pause online political adverts that are targeted and contain false information, international lawmakers have urged tech firms

5 years ago

Civil Rights Activists Meet Zuckerberg, As Facebook Rebrands

Meeting with Facebook boss over political adverts, as social network rebrands itself as FACEBOOK

5 years ago

Twitter Bans All Political Advertising Worldwide

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says that from next month, his platform will ban all political advertising

5 years ago

Amazon Pinged For Misleading Prime Sign Up – ASA

Advertising watchdog: Amazon used misleading payment page to get users to sign up for its Prime subscription service

5 years ago

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Faces Intense Scrutiny From Congress

Zuckerberg goes to Congress to answer questions about Libra, but is tackled about privacy, free speech and political ads

5 years ago

WhatsApp Adverts To Appear In 2020, Facebook Confirms

Time to switch to Signal, Telegram? Facebook confirms WhatsApp will carry adverts from 2020

5 years ago

Vodafone Gigafast Ad Banned After Virgin Complaint

Gigafast broadband service advert gets Vodafone into hot water with advertising watchdog

5 years ago

Facebook Mulls Advert-Free Subscription Model

Would you pay to use Facebook if it carried no adverts? Facebook executives reportedly ponder the option

6 years ago

Facebook Hit With Lawsuit Over Scam Bitcoin Adverts

MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis aims to 'give Facebook a bloody nose' for false adverts

6 years ago

Facebook’s Sandberg Admits ‘A Few’ Advertisers Have Paused Spending

Social network is 'systematically' looking at how people's data is used by others, and aims to be 'more restrictive'

6 years ago

Mark Zuckerberg Promises Major Shakeup Of Facebook Newsfeed

More personal posts and less commercial content will be promoted on users' Facebook Newsfeed, CEO says

6 years ago

Google Insists AI Better Than Humans For Extremist Content Takedown

Score one for the machine. Google admits its AI system is better at removing extremist content on YouTube

7 years ago

Adobe Launches Experience Cloud For AI-Driven Enterprise Marketing

Marketing functionality integrated into the Adobe Experience Cloud for enterprises businesses

7 years ago

Ad Blocking Uptake Stablises As Consumers Recognise Need For Adverts

Necessary evil? Study finds 22 percent of British adults use ad blocking software, as growth stalls

7 years ago

WSJ Claims Google Used Search Engine To Promote Own Products

Analysis alleges that Google used its search engine results to place adverts for its own products in top spot

7 years ago

Apple iPhones Hit With Calendar Spam Touting Cheap Designer Goods

Unwanted event invitations continue to appear in iPhones calendars, but Apple remains silent on the matter

7 years ago

Google Hits Back At ‘Intrusive’ Pop-Up Ads

New algorithm will demote mobile websites using interstitial adverts from January 2017

8 years ago