After Facebook unveiled a policy exempting political ads from being fact-checked and removed, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced last week the social media platform will be banning all political ads. The surprise announcement puts the two social media giants on opposite sides of the debate over combatting disinformation ahead of the 2020 election.
Snapchat Political Ad Spending Shows How Groups in the United States and Beyond are Getting Creative
Back in September, Snapchat published their Political and Advocacy Ad’s Library for 2019. The data collected in the library range from how much money was spent on political ads, to who funded the ad spending. According to CNN, Snapchat was moved to publish its data
A group of 12 reporters recently visited Facebook’s European headquarters to meet their team dedicated to combating fake-news and misinformation before this month’s European Parliamentary elections. Journalists from The New York Times, The Guardian, Politico and more provided detailed reporting of the 40 person team monitoring
Apple is expected to announce new streaming services, a new subscription news service, and potential new hardware at a March 25 event. The streaming service is poised to offer original Apple-produced content along with the option to sign up for other streaming services, including Starz,
Netflix recently blocked an episode of a Hasan Minhaj’s “Patriot Act” in Saudi Arabia because it was critical of the Saudi government and Mohammed bin Salman’s possible role in the killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi was killed while visiting the Saudi consulate
Did Bloomberg expose “The Big Hack?”
In the past months, the podcast market has seen significant changes. Buzzfeed announced it was ending most of its podcast production while the online magazine Slate announced a renewed focus on podcasts. However, across the industry podcast advertising revenue soared
Advertisers are suing Facebook over misleading reports of ad viewership.
Facebook makes headlines (without a major hack)
Tim Cook officially announced the launch of the iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max and iPhone Xr generation of iPhones last week, finally ending the guessing game that took place during the months leading up to the event. Two weeks earlier, journalists and bloggers alike relied