Twitter Toughens Abuse Rules And Now Has To Enforce ThemTwitter is enacting new policies around hate, abuse and ads, but creating new rules is only half the battle — the easy half.
Modelo Inks Multimillion Dollar Ad Deal With UFCUFC has struck a multiyear deal with Modelo Especial that will make the Mexican import the official beer and malt beverage of the world's largest MMA company. Anheuser-Busch has held that title since 2008.
Cigarette Makers To Publish Statements On Health RisksMajor cigarette companies will soon begin publishing a series of blunt statements about the health risks of smoking as part of a court order stemming from a 1999 lawsuit brought by the federal government.
L.L. Bean Publishes Ad That's Only Visible In SunlightIf you want to see L.L. Bean's new ad, you're going to have to step outdoors. The company published an ad in The New York Times on Friday using ink that can only be seen when exposed to sunlight.
Facebook To Release Russia Ads, Beef Up Election 'Integrity'Bowing to pressure from lawmakers and the public, the company said it will provide the contents of 3,000 ads bought by a Russian agency to congressional investigators, while also pledging to make political advertising on its platform more "transparent."
Facebook May Be Facing An 'Era Of Accountability' Problems keep piling up for Facebook, and it's unclear how long the internet giant will be able to brush them aside.
Facebook's Ads Keep Creeping Into More AppsScrolling through an ad-free Instagram is now a distant memory. Soon, users of Facebook's Messenger app will begin to see ads too, and WhatsApp may not be far behind. Welcome to the Facebook ad creep.
Google's Chrome Browser To Block Some AdsGoogle said that its Chrome web browser will block online ads that it deems too annoying for web users starting next year. These blockers threaten web publishers that rely on digital ads for revenue.
Carl's Jr. Ditches The Bikini-Clad AdsCarl's Jr. is ditching the bikinis and getting back to the burgers. The chain has become famous for ads featuring celebrities like Paris Hilton and Kate Upton munching on burgers while scantily clad.
YouTube Losing Advertisers Over Distasteful VideosSeveral major advertisers are suspending their marketing campaigns on YouTube after discovering that their brands have been appearing alongside videos promoting terrorism and other unsavory subjects.
Target Celebrates Stretch Marks In Swimwear CampaignTarget is celebrating the stretch mark as a thing of beauty. The chain has launched a swimwear campaign on social media that features four models in unretouched images as it promotes a focus on inclusivity.
Brady Mocks 'Deflategate' In New Foot Locker AdWith his suspension now behind him, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is making fun of the 'Deflategate' scandal in a new Foot Locker commercial promoting the retailer's Thanksgiving sale.
An Honest Commercial For Air TravelAir travel is getting worse with cramped seats and the fight for legroom. A stand-up comic has put together a commercial that shows more honesty about the flying experience. It'll make you want to drive to your next destination.
WhatsApp To Share Your Phone Number With FacebookMessaging service WhatsApp said that it will start sharing the phone numbers of its users with Facebook. This means that WhatsApp users could soon start seeing more targeted ads on the social media service.
Facebook Starts Blocking Ad Blockers On Desktop SiteFacebook is blocking ad blockers on the desktop version of its service, saying that relevant and well-made ads can be "useful." The company is also giving users easier ways to decide what types of ads they want to see.