online advertising

Elon Musk Appeals To Advertisers, Backtracks Over Notorious Outburst

Wooing advertisers back? Elon Musk says his remark telling advertisers to “go f--- yourself” did not refer to the wider…

3 weeks 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

7 months ago

Google Faces UK Lawsuit Claim It Contributes To Cost Of Living Crisis

Alphabet's Google has been hit with a multibillion-pound lawsuit, accusing the company of contributing to cost-of-living price rises

10 months ago

Google To Begin Disabling Third-Party Chrome Cookies In Q1 2024

Google’s Privacy Sandbox to begin replacing third-party cookies for 1 percent of Chrome users in Q1 2024, with full switch…

1 year ago

Twitter Revenues From Top Advertisers Plummets – Report

More than half of Twitter's top 1,000 advertisers were no longer spending on the platform in early January, new data…

1 year ago

Yahoo To Lay Off 20 Percent Of Workforce

Job losses to begin at Yahoo with 1,600 staff set to lose their positions, in latest tranche of layoffs impacting…

1 year ago

Twitter Partners With Ad Verification Firms To Appease Advertisers

Twitter says it will team up with two digital ad verification companies, in a further attempt to attract advertisers back…

1 year ago

Twitter Offers Free Adverts To Major Brands – Report

Elon Musk's plan to turn around collapse in Twitter ad revenues reportedly sees platform offering free ads to existing advertising…

1 year ago

Google Faces Second UK Probe Over Ad Practices

UK's competition watchdog launches second investigation of Google's ad tech practices, and whether it may have favoured its own services

2 years ago

Google To Add Privacy Labels To Its iOS App Portfolio

Bad news for advertisers. Search giant is to update all its iOS apps to carry Apple's privacy labels that will…

4 years ago

Facebook Slams Apple Advertising Changes

Fight, fight, fight. Apple's move to place 'privacy labels' on apps is slammed by Facebook, as feud erupts into the…

4 years ago

Google Sued By 10 US States For Alleged Facebook Collusion

Ten US states sue Google, alleging it worked with Facebook to break US antitrust law to bolster its online advertising…

4 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

Verizon Joins Growing Facebook Advertising Boycott

Advertising boycott grows. US phone giant Verizon confirms it has “paused” advertising on Facebook over its policy on controversial posts

4 years ago

Twitter Apologises For Adverts For Neo-Nazis

Twitter says sorry after it is found that it's ad tool allowed for discriminatory terms to be used for targetted…

4 years ago

Google Faces Irish Advertising Probe For GDPR Compliance

Irish data protection watchdog begins investigation to see if Google is obeying GDPR with its advertising services

5 years ago

Alphabet Shrugs Off European Fine Thanks To Strong Ad Sales

Google's parent surprises Wall Street with strong growth, despite stiff penalty from the EU over Android

6 years ago

Google Confirms Chrome Adblocker To Combat ‘Annoying, Intrusive Ads’

Google is ready to take on the web's most annoying advertisements

7 years ago

Malvertising Campaign Exposes 50 Million To Malware

Malvertising campaign exposes up to 50 million internet users to the Angler EK and Bunitu malware

9 years ago

What Does AdBlock Plus Mean For The Future Of Online Publishers?

Some argue that AdBlock Plus has the potential to destroy publishing revenues, so what can be done for Internet users…

9 years ago

Yahoo Sees End Of Year Revenue Slide

Fall in advertising revenues contributes to fourth consecutive quarter of declining fortunes

10 years ago

Google Profits Surge Despite Advert Challenges

Google has beaten Wall Street estimates with its Q1 results as it coped with a decline in advertising prices

11 years ago

GM Nixes Facebook Adverts, Cites Low Consumer Impact

General Motors quits advertising on Facebook as Zuckerburg and Co prep for this week's IPO launch

12 years ago

Opera Acquires Two Mobile Advertising Firms

Norwegian browser maker Opera Software is purchasing advertising firms in both the US and the UK

12 years ago

Facebook Plans To Include Adverts In Users’ Newsfeeds

Facebook is to ring in the new year by beginning to insert adverts into users newsfeeds and updates

13 years ago

News Corp Sells Ailing MySpace To Justin Timberlake

News Corp has confirmed the sale of struggling social network MySpace to Specific Media and Justin Timberlake

13 years ago

Google Sets Aside £303m For DoJ Advert Probe

Google has set aside half a billion dollars to settle a US investigation of its advertising practises

13 years ago

BT Escapes Prosecution Over Phorm

The Crown Prosecution Service will not pursue BT and Phorm for breaching online privacy laws

13 years ago