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Celebrities and "influencers" in the US have been warned to clearly identify when they are promoting products on Instagram in return for payment.
YouTube has stopped placing ads on channels with fewer than 10,000 views in a move aimed at preventing people from making money off offensive or pirated videos.
Online measurement firm comScore has announced a new initiative to work with Google to provide independent brand safety reporting of advertising campaigns on YouTube.
President Donald Trump signed a resolution on Monday that officially repeals US broadband privacy rules.
A consortium of the UK’s leading local news publishers are calling on ad agencies and national brands to use local news media and reject the current trend for buying programmatic ads.
The US senate took the first step Thursday toward blocking rules that would restrict how some big tech companies share and sell personal data, a controversial move that has large implications for online privacy.
Facebook has launched a new feature designed to discourage users form sharing false or "disputed" news.
Premium media brands outperform all advertising industry benchmarks against desktop display, video and mobile - with lifts of up to 92% in some instances, according to new research.
M&S has become the latest brand to “pause” its Google ads over fears it is appearing next to extremist content, following similar decisions from McDonald’s, L’Oreal, Tesco, major banks and the UK government.
The cost of global online ad fraud could reach $16.4bn this year, with advertisers set to lose more than twice as much as previous estimates suggested, according to new research.
Canadian sex toy manufacturer We-Vibe has agreed to pay £2.4m after being accused of serious failures to protect customer data.
Yesterday marked the world wide web’s 28th birthday. Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web and founder of The Web Foundation, looks at how the web has evolved, and what we must do to ensure it fulfils his vision of an equalising platform that benefits all of humanity.
The two leading cross-industry standards bodies in the US and UK have today announced they will work together to tackle some of the biggest issues facing digital advertising including brand safety, buying transparency, fraud and criminal activity.
While more consumers crave highly personalised and tailored customer service, they are also very sceptical of how businesses collect and store personal data, according to new research.
Out of date websites: Fifth of websites globally still using dangerously insecure SHA-1 Certificates
Over a fifth (21%) of websites are still using insecure SHA-1 certificates, leaving users at risk of man-in-the-middle, brute force and collision attacks which expose sensitive data, according to new research.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued its GDPR consent guidance
which gives marketers practical advice on how to behave from 2018.
The impact of Brexit has been mixed, with 51% of retail decision makers surveyed saying that they have seen an impact on sales in the UK since the EU referendum, with most favouring a so-called 'soft Brexit', according to new research.
Spain has topped the list of nosy nations as confidential information spurs a 48% increase in clickthroughs, according to new research.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg stepped up to give a clear direction on where he sees the digital society going, and Facebook’s role within it. Talking about “building and creating social good”, Zuk’s comments came against a backdrop of a radically changing political climate in the USA, in what was as much a political message as a statement of corporate intent.
Samsung has confirmed that its smart TV sets are listening to customers' every word, and the company is warning customers not to speak about personal information while near the TV sets.
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A quarter of marketers (26%) believe their companies are still unprepared for the introduction of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), with just over half (56%) reporting that they feel prepared and 5% believing it’s not their responsibility, according to new research.
Wikipedia editors have voted to ban the Daily Mail as a source for the website in all but exceptional circumstances after labelling the news group “generally unreliable”.
The Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) UK has today announced the appointment of Roisin Donnelly to spearhead its advertiser engagement work.
JICWEBS – the independent body that defines best practice and standards for online ad trading in the UK – has announced the next stage in the move to tackle online ad fraud.
Google has released its annual Bad Ads Report sharing new data on how it fought bad advertising practice over the past year. Scott Spencer, Director of Product Management, Sustainable Ads, Google, discusses how the web took on inappropriate and harmful content online.
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