Facebook, New York Times Execs Get Into Heated Debate Over Ad Policy

Campbell Brown, head of global news partnerships at Facebook, said publishers have "welcomed" the company's approach to including them in their political ads policy. Mark Thompson, CEO of The New York Times, called bullshit. Brown and Thompson were discussing the findings in the 2018 Reuters Institute Digital News Report during an event at Columbia Journalism... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google placed 'Stranger Things' AR ads in 'The New York Times'

If you see advertisements for a mall that look like they came straight out of the '80s on today's print edition of The New York Times, fire up Google Lens. Those neon-colored ads are most likely for Starcourt, the fictional Hawkins, Indiana mall that... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-07-11 13:00:00 UTC ]
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‘We’re giving them a harder time’: Axel Springer tries to turn up heat on Facebook

Publishers like Axel Springer are giving Facebook a harder time after user trust in Facebook dipped following the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The post ‘We’re giving them a harder time’: Axel Springer tries to turn up heat on Facebook appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Twitter tweaks Facebook with new issue ads policy that exempts publishers

The policy requires advertisers to get certified to run ads that refer to an election or candidate, or advocate for big issues including abortion, civil rights and guns. The post Twitter tweaks Facebook with new issue ads policy that exempts publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Just use cat videos': New York Times boss wants Facebook to cut out news

Mark Thompson says site’s attempts to rank news outlets sounds like ‘controlled society’Facebook should consider completely removing news from users’ feeds unless it can find a way to avoid low-quality stories clogging up the site, the chief executive of the New York Times has said.Mark Thompson... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook tweaks political ads policy, but not enough to satisfy irate publishers

Facebook is standing by its policy to include news publishers’ promoted stories in a political ad archive, disappointing publishers. The post Facebook tweaks political ads policy, but not enough to satisfy irate publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Won’t Exclude News Publishers From Its Political Ads Policy

Facebook head of global news partnerships Campbell Brown explained in a blog post why news publishers will not be exempted from the social network's recent introduced policy on political ads. Facebook announced last month that all election-related and issue ads in the U.S. on both Facebook and... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook won't exempt publishers from new political ad policy

If publishers think Facebook would give them an exemption from its new political ad disclosure policy, they have another thing coming. The social network's Campbell Brown has rejected calls for publisher exemptions to the "paid for" label in a blog... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers stop Facebook ad spending over policy that treats publishers as political advertisers

The Financial Times and New York Media suspended their paid media on Facebook over concerns about how news publishers are treated under its new ad policy. The post Publishers stop Facebook ad spending over policy that treats publishers as political advertisers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fox News and the New York Times led Facebook engagement last month

With Facebook and Google controlling the vast majority of digital ad revenue, all industry eyes are on which media companies perform best on those platforms. For Facebook, the rankings are always a yo-yo, with publishers’ engagement waxing and waning along with the frenetic news cycle and... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Translating Facebook's New Ad Policy Manifesto

Facebook is laying down the law on ads this week with a new mission statement that is meant to clarify how it operates in the marketplace.On Monday, an ad policy manifesto attributed to VP of ad product Rob Goldman appeared on the Facebook blog. It also was reposted on Facebook by executives... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal Are Coming Together to Fight Facebook and Google

As publishers continue to give Facebook and Google more ad dollars and control over distribution, a group of outlets including the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Washington Post, Tronc and smaller newspapers are banding together. The News Media Alliance--a trade organization that... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Best of the week: Publishers weigh in on mid-roll Facebook ads and earlier start times

A roundup of some of our best stories this week: We spoke with publishers about reports that Facebook will start showing ads in the middle of videos. And we spoke with publishers who insist their reporters get an earlier start to their days. Publishers have also found a way to frack more traffic... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google AMP battles ad-blocking, Apple and Facebook by cutting load times

Search company unveils Accelerated Mobile Pages in bid to work with publishers, ad companies and rival platforms Google is attempting to counter the threat from ad-blocking and rivals Facebook and Apple by radically improving the loading speed of web pages on smartphones and tablets.Accelerated... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Nears a Third of New York Times Ad Revenue

The New York Times Co. posted second-quarter profit that topped analysts' estimates after the publisher cut expenses faster than revenue declined.Earnings excluding some items were 13 cents a share, the New York-based company said in a statement. That compares with the 11-cent average of... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2015-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How The New York Times finds new subscribers on Facebook

Facebook can drive a lot of traffic to publishers, but the knock is that a lot of it is fly-by traffic. The Times is using a startup, KeyWee, to find subscribers among the casual readers, though. KeyWee comes up with keywords for articles and then targets the articles to Facebook users who are... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2015-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Times, BuzzFeed to Publish Directly to Facebook

Nine major domestic and international publishers including The New York Times and BuzzFeed will begin publishing articles and videos directly to Facebook as part of an initiative called Instant Articles, Facebook announced on Wednesday.The highly anticipated partnership will certainly have many... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2015-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bestselling authors take out full-page New York Times ad against Amazon

Stephen King and Donna Tartt among those petitioning Amazon to 'stop harming the livelihood of the authors'Readers of the New York Times will have to steel themselves this weekend, as the unseemly brawl between Hachette and Amazon erupts on to the tranquil pages of the Grey Lady. Perhaps the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Times Ad Chief: Branded Content Units Coming Soon

The New York Times is planning to step off the sidelines and into the world of native advertising online, where a growing list of traditional publishers have thrown their arms around sponsored or branded content.Meredith Kopit Levien, exec VP-advertising, said the Times is planning to introduce... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2013-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst Magazines Finds Chief Digital Exec at The New York Times

In its second major digital hire of late, Hearst Magazines has hired Todd Haskell from The New York Times as svp and chief digital revenue officer. Haskell will be responsible for driving sales and revenue for Hearst Magazines Digital Media’s 24 sites, including Cosmopolitan.com, Esquire.com... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2013-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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