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...

The first ad network for Alexa Skills shuts down following Amazon’s policy changes

A series of policy changes at Amazon that detail how advertising will be...

Google brings expanded AMP support to search and display ads

When Google launched its Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) project about a year and a half ago, the focus was squarely on speeding up mobile web...

Quora just launched a self-serve ad platform

While Quora has been around for almost seven years, it’s been a little slow when it comes to monetization through advertising. The question-and-answer site first launched...

People.io data rewards app gets Telefónica co-branding push

London based People.io has taken its first steps outside the UK, expanding its data sharing rewards platform into Germany — where it’s launched a co-branded version of the app...

How to make Twitter profitable

Bruce Judson is a bestselling author of books on business and public policy strategy in the evolving digital era. He is a senior...

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Sharalike tries to bring your slideshow into the virtual world

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