The FBI’s unusual Facebook ads, and bad news on TV ratings: Thursday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our daily newsletter. You can also get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. The FBI’s unusual Facebook campaign The FBI has found an interesting use for targeted Facebook ads: to recruit Russian spies. CNN reports that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is running ads in Russian in the Washington D.C. area, apparently in hopes of reaching Russian spies who want to switch sides. One depicts a chess set and reads, in Russian, "Isn't it time for you to make your move?"  The FBI told CNN it couldn’t comment, though it added: “The FBI will use all legal means available to locate individuals with information that can help protect the United States from threats to our national security." (Facebook ads have come up in U.S.-Russia relations before, when Russia used them to try to influence the 2016 presidential race.) The FBI’s new ads are viewable on Facebook’s ad library. Also, apparently the FBI could use a new copywriter? CNN says “some of the Russian in the ads is awkwardly phrased or contains typos—an indication they may not have been written by a native Russian speaker.” ‘Masters of Marketing’ The start of the Association of National Advertisers’ annual “Masters of Marketing” conference coincided with bad news for the corporate world: The Dow Jones Industrial Average... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-03 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Ad Age Wake-Up Call: Changes Ahead for Social Media Video Ads, and Other News to Know Today

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Coke in giant agency review and FTC threatens Facebook: Thursday Wake-Up Call

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WPP returns to growth and Facebook News offers publishers ‘free money’: Friday Wake-Up Call

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Facebook rolls out more ‘playful’ ad formats: Friday Wake-Up Call

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Glamour's goodbye to print, DDB's big win and Facebook's ad issues: Wednesday Wake-Up Call

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call: Gawker's rebirth, Facebook's new video series and other news

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Friday Wake-Up Call: Trump's 2016 ad strategy reportedly impressed Facebook

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Obama tried to give Mark Zuckerberg a wake-up call over fake news on Facebook

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Ad Age Wake-Up Call: A PR Firm Gets Punished, While the Daily News Gets Sold

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Ad Age Wake-Up Call: Disney Dumps Netflix and Other News to Know Today

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Ad Age Women to Watch, a new Gillette ad and a deal for Sports Illustrated: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

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News groups ask Facebook to stop treating media ads like political ads

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call: The Future of Ads on Amazon's Alexa. Plus, Diageo Suspends Snapchat Ads

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Facebook’s Latest News Feed Change Sounds Like Bad News for Publishers

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Cannes Lions finalizes in-person jury presidents, and Facebook outsources Trump ban verdict: Friday Wake-Up Call

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Visa picks W+K, and Facebook wrangles anti-vaccine lies: Friday Wake-Up Call

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As brands block coronavirus, streaming app Newsy opens an ad slot free from bad news

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TikTok is banning political ads, Taboola buys Outbrain, plus the latest from the ANAs : Friday Wake-Up Call

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[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-04 10:00:00 UTC ]
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