Facebook Widens Ban on Political Ads as Alarm Rises Over Election – The New York Times

AdvertisementSupported byPolitical ads will be banned indefinitely after polls close on Nov. 3 and the company plans new steps to limit misinformation about the results.By Mike IsaacSAN FRANCISCO — Over the past few weeks, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, and his lieutenants have watched the presidential race with an increasing sense of alarm.Executives have held […]

Apple hires Facebook ads manager, 'Chaos Monkeys' author Antonio Garcia Martinez – AppleInsider

Copyright © 2021, Quiller Media, Inc. Contact Us | Privacy PolicyApple has hired former Facebook ads product manager Antonio Garcia Martinez, a sign that the Cupertino tech giant is expanding its own advertising ambitions. Garcia Martinez, who is also known for authoring the autobiography “Chaos Monkeys,” joined Apple in April as part of the company’s […]

Pinterest Adds New Ad Slots, More Insights for Marketers, Ahead of the Holiday Shopping Push – Social Media Today

With the holiday shopping season about to hit, all the major social platforms will be rolling out new tools and features to help businesses maximize their seasonal promotions, and ideally, re-coup what they can after a massively interrupted year.This week, Pinterest has outlined its latest tools to help businesses tap into the rising number of […]

Snap, Rivals Power AR Advertising Boom to Woo Homebound Shoppers – The Business of Fashion

When American Eagle Outfitters Inc.’s in-person sales took a hit from the Covid-19 pandemic last year, the retailer decided to make a bigger bet on an emerging tool for reaching customers: augmented reality.Suffering from declining sales and mulling store closings, the retailer turned to Snap Inc.’s popular Snapchat video-sharing app to connect with teenagers who could no […]

Twitter thinks ads about climate change are bad. Big Oil's disinformation is fine, though. – MSNBC

Featured ShowsMSNBC TVMoreMore Shows Follow msnbc More BrandsMore ShowsIf Donald Trump’s presidency was good for one thing, it was waking Americans up to the threat of disinformation. We know now, without question, that people get hurt and die when powerful folks can spread falsehoods freely and intentionally for political purposes — whether it be about […]

The Butt Pajamas Will Follow You Forever – Gizmodo

If you’re reading this, you might have read the juicy piece that Elle dropped this weekend chronicling how a former Bloomberg reporter torched her entire career after falling for the longtime subject of her reporting—professional-tool-turned-convicted-securities-fraudster Martin Shkreli. And if you know about that article, you probably know about The Ad. As Elle’s story went viral, […]