Facebook and Google competed for anti-immigration ad dollars during the 2016 election

In a textbook illustration of the conflict of interest between Facebook and Google’s ostensible dedication to free speech and their ostensible espousal of progressive values,...

Facebook’s ad targeting tools could be a valuable supplement to census data

Official census forms are an invaluable source for demographic data throughout the country, but for trends that occur on the scale of weeks or months...

In-office medical advertising startup Outcome Health reportedly misled advertisers

Some employees at Outcome Health, which provides advertising for pharmaceutical companies in screens within doctors’ offices, allegedly misled advertisers by charging them for ad placements...

Crunch Report | Facebook Fixing Its Election Ads Problem

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Ad-tech startup Adwerx raises $4.3M as it looks to expand beyond real estate

Adwerx is a well-known advertising and re-targeting network for real estate agents (though if you’re not in that line of business, chances are you’ve never heard...

AI startup Appier gets $33M Series C from investors, including SoftBank Group, Line Corp....

Appier co-founder and CEO Chih-Han Yu (middle) with the startup’s employees Appier, a Taiwanese startup that helps companies harness artificial intelligence to make marketing decisions, announced...

Snap’s earnings this week will once again test its place in the advertising universe

Snap will report its second earnings report this week, which will once again look to answer the question: is there room on the advertising spectrum...

Facebook set to begin testing Messenger home screen ads worldwide

After testing Messenger app ads in Thailand and Australia, Facebook revealed the global expansion of the beta. It will give users more of an opportunity to discover brands and business...

Google is putting its display ads on a diet to help speed up browsing

In an effort to be part of the solution to obnoxious ads rather than the problem, Google is also taking steps to make its own ads less unruly. It's applying...

Time Warner will spend $100M on Snapchat original shows and ads

Time Warner and Snap Inc. have announced a new deal that will bring increased ad spending and the development of new made-for-Snapchat shows. People familiar with...

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Shaadi dot gov: Govt-run matrimonial site leaks mobile numbers of unmarried...

A Union government organisation runs matrimonial services for its 'unmarried' employees and gives out more details than matrimonial websites like Shaadi.com or Jeevansathi.com....