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Facebook warns that it can’t fully solve the toxic content problem

Facebook Inc. is under pressure to rid its site of hate speech and fake news but warned it can’t build a platform impervious to human nature. “This is not a fully solvable problem,” Carolyn Everson, a vice president responsible for marketing at the social media giant, said on a panel Tuesday at... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-18 20:37:03 UTC ]
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Marie Kondo is the future of marketing

At the 2019 Cannes Lions festival, the Netflix star and best-selling author charmed the ad industry, while P&G launched a new initiative it says will improve your life. For 66 years, the advertising industry has gathered in the South of France to make deals, get inspired by work from around... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-06-17 16:30:37 UTC ]
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ESPN boss says it’s ‘all hands on deck’ to find younger audience

ESPN President Jimmy Pitaro says the sports network is “all hands on deck” to attract more women and younger viewers, a crusade that includes a new streaming service launched last year. The Walt Disney Co.-owned cable giant introduced its ESPN+ online service a year ago, and it has drawn over 2... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-05-23 22:01:09 UTC ]
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Microsoft Bounty Program offers larger rewards for bug hunters

Bug bounty programs are a popular way for tech companies to track down problems with their products without having to spend large sums of money on dedicated research teams. Microsoft is one of the big names with such a program, and it has just announced that it is increasing the payouts it... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Abuse of the marketplace': Rupert Murdoch lashes out against tech companies

Rupert Murdoch has stepped up his attack on tech companies such as Google and Facebook over their increasingly dominant market position, which is eating into the revenues of traditional publishers such as News Corp. and undermining their business model. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2017-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge says Twitter can proceed with lawsuit to increase transparency about government surveillance

Transparency reports about government data requests have become very common from tech companies such as Facebook, Twitter and Google. But while these firms publish reports, their hands are tied when it comes to what they can reveal. Twitter wants to change that. A federal judge in California... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2017-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fighting ire with hire: Tech firms say immigration boosts employment

U.S. President Donald Trump is seeking to channel populist anger to stem immigration, but tech companies want him to know that hiring immigrants is necessary for the country's economy and boosts overall employment.Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon and Alphabet are said to be writing Trump a... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2017-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook’s now the leader in the fight against ad blocking

Let publishers take the polite or guilt-trip approach to ad blockers. Facebook is coming down hard, saying it's going to force ad blockers to see ad messages, like it or not. It could be a rallying cry for publishers but will also likely escalate the arms race with tech companies, observers... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AOL Scoops Up Mobile Ad Network Millennial Media for $238 Million

After two months of speculation, AOL has acquired mobile ad network Millennial Media for $238 million, or about $1.75 per share. The Millennial deal is the newest step in building out AOL's tools to compete in mobile advertising against behemoths like Facebook, Yahoo and Google. With the deal,... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2015-09-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnston Press, Newsquest, Local World take on Facebook and Google

Regional newspaper publishers pool ad space to compete with tech companies such as Facebook, Microsoft and Google Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Data Requests From Law Enforcement Are Increasing

Requests for Facebook user information from law enforcement are up 24% since 2013.Tech companies like Facebook and Twitter siphon up untold gigabytes of user data, which makes them obvious targets for governments and law enforcement agencies looking to gather evidence. This week in a bid for... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2014-11-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BuzzFeed to Join IAB's Advertising Elite

BuzzFeed is being bumped up to the digital advertising adult dinner table. On Monday, the company announced in an internal memo that Eric Harris will become chief business operations officer and also join the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) board later this year. BuzzFeed president Greg... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2014-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book momentum is slowing, book fair panelist says

The once-explosive growth of ebooks losing some steam, but tech companies like Amazon.com, Apple and Google are still the most influential players in the publishing industry today, said Christopher Kenneally, a panelist at the Miami Book Fair International. The director of business development... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2013-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Can E–Books Save The Neighborhood Bookstore?

While no one in the publishing world wants to halt the march of digital distribution, many would like to ensure the neighborhood bookstore doesn't go the way of the record store. That's why there are a growing number of people in the industry who are looking to disrupt the disruptors and show... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2013-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dropbox pushes to publish spy data request details

Cloud storage locker Dropbox has joined Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, LinkedIn and Facebook in their quest for permission to publish the number of data requests they have received from the U.S. government, and the number of users affected by those requests. Dropbox filed a brief with the U.S.... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2013-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Publishers Need to Collaborate with Tech Companies

At the Guadalajara Book Fair, Bill McCoy of the IDPF and Pablo Defendini of Safari Books encouraged publishers to abandon DRM, and set their own prices. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IAB's New Standardization Tools Just Might Mean You Won't See That Beer Ad Ten Times in a Row

The Interactive Advertising Bureau is addressing a problem that's plagued tech-centric industries since the first Mac-vs.-Dos argument: standardization. The problem has become acute for Web video, an industry enjoying meteoric growth, and the growing pains that come with that growth. So the IAB... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2012-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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