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Facebook Fined Yet Again Over Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Forbes reports: "Brazil has fined Facebook 6.6 million reais ($1.64 million) for improper sharing of user data. The fine is the latest penalty levied...

Google Hit With $167M Fine in France in Search Ad Case

Hollywood Reporter reports: "France’s competition authority on Friday said it has fined Alphabet ’s Google €150 million ($167 million) for suspending advertisers that placed...

Instreamatic signs deals to allow people to talk to adverts on...

TechCrunch reports: "Most in tech would agree that following the launch of Alexa and Google Home devices the ‘Voice Era’ is here. Voice assistant...

Social ad company Smartly.io sells a majority stake to Providence Equity...

TechCrunch reports: "Smartly.io, a company helping advertisers automate their campaigns across Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest, has sold a majority stake to Providence Equity Partners...

Virtual product placement is coming for TV and movies and Ryff...

TechCrunch reports: "In a world where ad rates are declining for traditional broadcast media, the corporations responsible for making the fictions that millions devour...

Madison Avenue Tries to Pick a Winner in TV’s Streaming Wars

Variety reports: "Madison Avenue has long been able to stuff some $70 billion annually into TV commercials. Now the advertising industry is trying to...

Hulu Hopes to Make Ads Part of Your Binge Session

Variety reports: "If you just can’t keep yourself from watching another episode of “The Handmaid’s Tale” or “PEN15,” then Hulu has an ad for...

AT&T’s Xandr Works for Closer Ties With WarnerMedia

Variety reports: "At Xandr, the ad-technology firm that is part of AT&T, the time to start talking about the advertising of the future is...

Soci raises $12M to help big brands manage local marketing

TechCrunch reports: "According to CEO Afif Khoury, we’re in the middle of “the third wave of social” — a shift back to local interactions....

CBS Joins Open AP Audience-Targeting Alliance

Variety reports: “'Young Sheldon' leads CBS’ Thursday-night schedule. Soon it may help to lead advertisers to a new way of placing their commercials. CBS...