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Refinery29 to Lay Off 10 Percent of Staff

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Refinery29 is laying off about 10 percent of its staff as it shifts its video strategy, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The cuts...

Facebook Backs Away from Covering Up an Alleged Cover-Up

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "On Tuesday, news spread how Facebook was being accused of lying to advertisers by overstating the average time its users...

TV Ad Tracker iSpot.tv Raises $30 Million in Funding

Variety reports: "Riding a growth curve in TV advertising analytics, iSpot.tv announced an additional $30 million of investment capital. The Series C round in iSpot, founded...

Amazon Now No. 3 Digital Ad Platform Behind Facebook And Google:...

Deadline Hollywood reports: "Amazon’s ad business is on the rise, and a new eMarketer report estimates its digital ad revenues will more than double this year,...

Facebook is removing over 5,000 ad targeting options to prevent discriminatory...

Tech Crunch reports: "Facebook announced this morning it’s making a change to how its ad targeting system works in order to tackle the misuse of its...

Amazon Readies First National TV Campaign to Boost Its Music Streaming...

Billboard reports: "Amazon is chomping at the bit to be in the same conversation as Spotify and Apple Music, in terms of music streaming...

Fox Settles Lawsuit for Using Muhammad Ali to Hype Super Bowl

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Fox Broadcasting and Muhammad Ali Enterprises will be trading punches no longer as a $30 million lawsuit over the boxer’s...

Facebook starts testing AR ads in the News Feed

The Verge reports: "Facebook ads will start feeling a little more like a virtual fitting room. The company announced today that it will begin...

UK job ad indicates Amazon wants to bring TV advertising and...

Tech Crunch reports: "People have long wondered if one of Amazon’s goals in video and advertising — two key areas in Amazon’s media strategy — ultimately...

Spotify Tests Ad-Skipping Option for Free Users in Australia

Billboard reports: "As of Monday (July 2), free Spotify users in Australia will be able to start skipping ads as a part of the company’s new...