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Ad-‘ing’ to a cause

Cadbury’s ad campaign that promotes local vendors by capturing over 1,800 local businesses in India, has won many hearts

29 Nov 2020 4:13 PM

Facebook removes Trump ads with symbols once used by Nazis

The company said in a statement that it does not permit symbols of hateful ideology 'unless they’re put up with context or condemnation'

19 Jun 2020 9:20 AM

YouTube Masthead is coming to your TV screen

YouTube announced that it is bringing its Masthead as seen on the website, on the TV screen to help advertisers reach more audience.

19 Sep 2019 8:40 AM

73 per cent stories on LGBTQ websites flagged as 'unsafe' by scared brands: Survey

A new survey reveals how brands end up labelling stories on LGBTQ websites 'unsafe' for ad placement.

15 Sep 2019 12:16 PM

To believe or not to believe

After all, not everything they communicate is an expert’s opinion, or even the complete picture.

07 Sep 2019 12:02 AM


Strings of bonds

With constant progression in promotional techniques, commercials have succeeded in striking the right chord.

12 Aug 2019 12:05 AM

Celebrities may face jail term for featuring in misleading advertisements

Penalty of Rs 10 lakh could be imposed on celebrities featuring in misleading advertisements.

31 Jul 2019 1:05 PM

Vaping ads on social media must disclose nicotine risk

The FTC and the FDA have sent warning letters to companies posting ads about flavoured e-liquid products.

10 Jun 2019 10:01 AM

Oh no! WhatsApp to begin showing ads in 2020

Next year, you will be forced to see ads in the WhatsApp Status page.

24 May 2019 12:31 PM

Google's competition for advertising heats up from Amazon, rival platforms

Amazon’s ad business brought in $2.7 billion in the first quarter, less than one-tenth of Google’s ad sales.

02 May 2019 11:29 AM


EC denies clearance to six Congress advertisements

The Election Commission (EC) has refused permission for circulation to six campaign videos submitted by the Congress in Madhya Pradesh.

05 Apr 2019 10:59 AM

58 pc ads target women exclusively, 35 pc target both genders: Report

The report revealed disconnect between consumer and business opinions of gender portrayals in advertising.

14 Mar 2019 5:41 PM

Surf Excel faces backlash as they create ad around Hindu-Muslim unity

The latest Holi special Surf Excel advertisement faces backlash on twitter: #boycottSurfexcel.

11 Mar 2019 5:21 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

Govt asks TV channels not to air magic pill ads

World health Organisation estimates the global fake drugs market at about USD 30 billion.

16 Aug 2018 11:05 AM


10 joint secy posts thrown open for ‘lateral’ entry, from pvt sector too

The period of contract will be for three years from the date of commencement of service, extendable up to five years depending upon performance.

11 Jun 2018 4:41 AM

Airtel urges HC to dismiss JIO plea against its IPL advertisements

The single judge in his May 2 order had asked Airtel to use the font of 12 pixels in print media.

17 May 2018 4:19 PM

RTI reveals Modi govt spends Rs 4,300 cr in 4 yrs on publicity

Mumbai-based RTI activist Anil Galgali had sought details on all spend on ads and publicity since present government assumed office.

15 May 2018 11:26 AM

K'taka polls: Three BJP ads 'violate' EC norms, banned from being aired

The committee restrained the media from airing or sharing the ads on the ground that they were violative of Election Commission guidelines.

28 Apr 2018 3:09 PM

One held for creating fake profiles of women

Choudhury sent text messages to men posing as woman to extort money

28 Apr 2018 4:56 AM