New social service ads could be blocked by Google by 2021
Which companies are paying for ad space?
News sites are expected to soon see a new set of rules governing social media ads.Google, the company behind Facebook and Twitter, has been quietly developing new rules around what’s considered acceptable advertising, but the announcement on Tuesday is the first concrete steps towards changing the rules.Google has previously suggested it would block certain content […]
How to protect yourself from unwanted ads online
A year ago, I wrote a piece about the increasing prevalence of paid advertising on mobile devices.At the time, I was looking for ways to make advertising more relevant to the audience I was writing about.I had noticed that people were more likely to click on ads for services like Spotify or Amazon if they […]
The new generation of advertising services that target the digital ad space have a new set of protections that could make you a bit safer.A new report by consumer advocacy group Consumer Watchdog has revealed that some online ad services, including Facebook, Google, Amazon and Microsoft, have developed policies that are designed to prevent online […]