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Facebook allows ad-targeting with shadow profiles

Facebook is allowing advertisers access to this hidden personal information for 'custom audience'.

28 Sep 2018 10:45 AM

Google takes steps to curb tech support scam ads

The search giant noted in its blog that there has been a rise in misleading ad experiences from third-party tech support providers.

03 Sep 2018 2:17 PM

Google now restricts annoying ads in third-party tech support services

Google will roll out a verification program to ensure only legitimate providers can use their platform to reach consumers.

02 Sep 2018 8:17 AM

Google shares data on US political advertising

The move follows similar steps from Twitter and Facebook, as social media platforms face the threat of U.S. regulation.

16 Aug 2018 7:45 AM

Facebook begins testing augmented reality ads on News Feeds

The ads will let users virtually interact with different product.

11 Jul 2018 9:40 AM


Google adds machine learning into ad-buying tools

Advertisers have welcomed the advanced software, which could encourage them to spend more on Google.

11 Jul 2018 7:38 AM

Facebook to release limited info on all ads

The company said that it will let everyone see all ads run by a given Facebook “page,” which is typically the public profile of a business.

29 Jun 2018 2:35 PM

Twitter, Facebook introduce tools to track advertising

Twitter has launched ‘Ads Transparency Center’ to allow anyone to view ads about US federal election campaign ads.

29 Jun 2018 8:06 AM

Facebook ads show Russian attempt to stoke political division

Most of the ads are issue-based, pushing arguments for and against immigration, LGBT issues and gun rights, among other issues.

11 May 2018 8:20 AM

Facebook is making Ads and Pages more transparent

Increased transparency and accountability for electoral and issue ads.

07 Apr 2018 9:31 AM


Cryptocurrency ads to be banned by Facebook

The new policy will be implemented across its platforms, including Facebook, Audience Network and Instagram.

31 Jan 2018 8:20 AM

Changes in Facebook may affect Facebook businesses, users

The social media site wants people to see more stuff from friends, family and other people they are likely to know and connect with.

13 Jan 2018 10:12 AM

Get huge discounts in exchange of ads on your phone’s screen

The Add-X program comes in the form of an add-on that runs on devices enrolled for the program and will enable up to 43 per cent discounts.

12 Dec 2017 11:32 AM

Facebook to add more human review to ad system

Facebook responded to rising criticism that automated processes have allowed people to buy discriminatory ads.

21 Sep 2017 9:32 AM

Google disables offensive ad keywords found by BuzzFeed

Google disabled the keyword searches used in the campaign after BuzzFeed’s inquiry, except an exact match for “blacks destroy everything."

16 Sep 2017 9:23 AM


Google to stop scanning Gmail for creating targeted ads

The decision was outlined in a blog post by Google cloud computing chief Diane Greene, who joined the company in 2015.

25 Jun 2017 9:38 PM

Google to stop scanning Gmail for creating targeted ads

Google would stop scanning Gmail content for creating personalized ads from later this year.

24 Jun 2017 7:55 AM

Infosys cites activist shareholders as risky

Infosys has been battling allegations by co-founder N R Narayana Murthy and others of falling governance standards.

13 Jun 2017 8:35 PM

Google, Facebook cut ad revenue to 'fake' news sites

The electoral victory of Donald Trump has sparked heightened scrutiny of online and social media.

16 Nov 2016 8:12 AM