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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!,...

YouTube Restores Ads For Logan Paul’s YouTube Channel As He Remains...

Billboard reports: "After having his YouTube channel's ads suspended earlier in February among negative outcry over antics in his videos, it looks like Logan Paul has been...

CNN Boss Jeff Zucker Calls on Regulators to Probe Google, Facebook

Variety reports: "Jeff Zucker has called upon advertisers and tech firms to help find new way to monetize news content on mobile platforms, and on...

As Broadband Launch Looms, ESPN Touts TV and More in Ad...

Variety reports: "The Worldwide Leader in Sports wants to make sure people know that famous slogan doesn’t apply only to TV.With just weeks to...

Snap is trying to lure Instagram advertisers by offering them free...

Recode reports: "Snap wants to attract new advertisers — specifically, it wants to attract advertisers who are spending money with its biggest competitor, Instagram....