Select Page

Twitter Apologies for Ads Targeting Neo-Nazis, Hate Groups

BBC News:  Twitter has apologized for allowing advertisements to be micro-targeted at certain users such as neo-Nazis, homophobes and other hate groups. An investigation found it possible to target users who had shown an interest in keywords including "white...

Facebook Retreats from New Effort to Sell Ads in WhatsApp

Wall Street Journal:  Facebook is backing away from efforts to sell ads in WhatsApp, in a retreat from a controversial plan that drove the creators of the popular messaging service to resign more than 18 months ago. WhatsApp has disbanded a team to integrate...

Barnes & Noble Sees Magazines Becoming Luxury Products

Mr Magazine:  "The evolution that has already started to take place within publishing will continue," says Krifka Steffey, the director of merchandising for the newsstand at Barnes and Noble. "And that evolution is moving, certainly, toward magazines becoming more of...

Hearst to Eye Contenders for New Editor of Harper’s Bazaar

WWD:  With the news of Glenda Bailey’s departure from Harper’s Bazaar after just shy of 20 years as editor in chief, three names have been mentioned as among those most likely to be her successor. Kristina O’Neill is one, Stella Bugbee is another, as is Joyann...

A Starting Point Political Website Coming from Chris Evans

Wired:  Chris Evans, the actor best known for his role as Captain America, plans to launch A Starting Point, a website aiming to “create informed, responsible and empathetic citizens.” At the very least, Evans hopes to “get more people involved” in...

Netflix Denies Accusation of Moving Money Into Tax Havens

Deadline:  Netflix has been accused of funneling as much as $430 million of its international profits into tax havens, while at the same time receiving more than $1 million in tax relief in the UK. A report by British think-tank Tax Watch said that “Netflix has...

TikTok Attracts More Users’ Time Than Amazon Prime Video

Ad Age:  TikTok saw explosive growth in the U.S. in 2019, growing 375 percent year-over-year in terms of time spent on the platform, according to App Annie’s State of Mobile report. U.S. consumers spent some 85 million hours on TikTok in 2019, up from 15 million last...

Sign up for daily newsletter


Contact

9 + 8 =