Two leading anti-fraud and brand safety organizations Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) and Joint Industry Committee for Web Standards (JICWEBS) have announced an agreement to merge.
Facebook has taken the European Union to court for invading the privacy of its employees, during its antitrust probe into the social network.
A blockbuster antitrust hearing featuring CEOs from four of the biggest tech companies in the world has been postponed.
The Twitter accounts of major companies and individuals have been compromised in one of the most widespread hacks the platform has ever seen, resulting in a bitcoin scam that is earning its creators huge amounts of money.
In a major U-turn, the UK government has ordered all Huawei technology to be stripped out of the UK’s 5G network by 2027.
Google, Facebook and Twitter and Telegram are among tech companies that are pausing processing requests for user data from Hong Kong law-enforcement agencies following China’s imposition of a national-security law on the city.
“These advertisers will be back on the platform soon enough”: Zuckerberg stands firm against Facebook ad boycott
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has shown no sign of backing down as the number of brands boycotting the Facebook platform grows.
Google will now automatically delete people’s search and location history after 18 months, as it attempts to calm concerns from regulators that it controls too much information about individuals.
A large number of big brands, including Verizon, Ben & Jerry’s and The North Face, have joined a boycott of Facebook advertising, following the social network’s failure to prevent racist and violent information from being shared on its social networking service.
Apple has updated how it handles App Store disputes with third-party developers, letting developers appreal violations and no longer delaying updates to fix functions.
The B2B marketing industry has united to draw up a Code of Conduct for both agencies and clients in an industry-wide collaboration, with agencies Ogilvy, Octopus Group, Omobono, Gilroy and Sojourn Solutions signing up to the code,
Britain is leading digital acceleration in terms of adopting new technology, but the fear of fake news has increased, according to new research.
The United Nations is launching ‘Verified’, an initiative to combat the growing scourge of COVID-19 misinformation by increasing the volume and reach of trusted, accurate information.
Snapchat has announced it will stop “promoting” the account of US president Donald Trump on the image messaging platform, as tensions between White House and social media platforms escalates.
The World Federation of Advertisers has launched a guide for brands on data ethics in advertising, designed to provide clear actions and practical guidance to some of the world’s biggest companies.
Twitter has flagged down one of Donald Trump’s tweets after the president wrote “When the looting starts, shooting starts” in response to violent protests over the death of a black man in Minneapolis.
During the second year of GDPR there was an increased trend in the creation of new digital consent notices by companies globally, growing overall by 40%, indicating that more companies are placing an emphasis on having processes in place to capture customer consent online, according to new research.
Donald Trump has threatened to “strongly regulate” or close down social media companies after Twitter flagged two of his tweets to a fact-checking page.
The UK government has confirmed that its smartphone app for tracking people who have been in contact with Covid-19 patients will not be ready for 1 June, when the next stage of the relaxation of lockdown is due to begin.