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Twitter endorses the Honest Ads Act

Venture Beat reports: "The Honest Ads Act, a recently introduced piece of legislation that would require large social platforms to keep more diligent records...

Child Advocate Groups Ask FTC to Investigate YouTube

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "In a complaint filed Monday, child advocates and consumer groups are asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate and impose...

Netflix in Talks For $300 Million-Plus Acquisition of L.A. Billboard Company

Variety reports: "Netflix is seeking to acquire L.A.-based billboard company Regency Outdoor Advertising with an offer of more than $300 million, Reuters reported. Netflix is not the only...

Facebook will force advertisers to prove they have user consent for...

The Verge reports: "Facebook has been rolling out a series of changes to its platform that are all aimed at closing up loopholes following the...

YouTube Extends User-Skippable Ad Format to Super-Short Spots

Variety reports: "YouTube first introduced 6-second non-skippable 'bumper' ads two years ago. Now it’s launching a way for advertisers to buy super-short ad formats that...

Twitter will start banning cryptocurrency ads tomorrow

The Verge reports: "Twitter will begin blocking cryptocurrency-related ads tomorrow, the company confirmed in a statement to The Verge. The move follows other social media platforms...

Sonos is pulling its ads off Facebook and Instagram, but only...

The Verge reports: "Sonos today announced that it will remove advertising for its speakers across Facebook, Instagram, Google, YouTube, and Twitter for a week...

Spotify reveals 2 million free users are dodging ads

The Verge reports: "Earlier this month, news broke that Spotify was cracking down on users running modded versions of the Spotify app to stream music for...

Roku’s ad-supported movie channel is coming to Samsung smart TVs

Venture Beat reports: "Roku has announced that its ad-supported movie and TV channel will soon be available on third-party smart TVs in the U.S. Aside...

NBCUniversal Vows to Cut Primetime Ads by 20% Across All TV...

Variety reports: "NBCUniversal is taking a less-is-more approach to the economics of TV. The Comcast-backed media conglomerate, which operates NBC, Telemundo, USA, MSNBC and E!,...