Facebook and Google allegedly cut a deal that reduced ad competition

The antitrust cases against Facebook and Google might have some additional fuel. The New York Times says it has obtained documents from Texas’ antitrust

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Facebook temporarily bans ads for gun accessories and military gear

Facebook is continuing its crackdown on potential domestic terrorism at President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. The social network told BuzzFeed News that it was temporarily

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Google starts testing its replacement for third-party cookies

Google has taken one step closer to banishing third-party cookies from Chrome. The internet giant has started testing its trust tokens with developers, with

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Starbucks pauses all social media ads over hate speech concerns

Starbucks is joining the chorus of major brands withdrawing ads from social networks to highlight complaints about online hate speech. The coffee chain announced

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The North Face pulls Facebook ads over hate and misinformation policies

Criticism of Facebook’s approaches to hate speech and misinformation may hit the social network where it hurts the most: its finances. CNN reports that

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Facebook pulls Trump campaign ads for violating hate speech policy

Facebook has generally refrained from pulling President Trump’s campaign ads, but not today — and it may have sparked a firestorm in the process.

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Facebook finally delivers on its promise to label ‘state-controlled’ media

Roughly eight months after Facebook said it would begin labeling state-backed media, it’s finally applying those labels. Beginning today, Facebook will label media outlets

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