Google Backtracks on Misleading Search Results

Google is apparently walking back a recent search redesign that made it difficult to distinguish ads from organic results, according to TechCrunch. Google was in the news recently for blurring the line between organic search results and ads, making it…

Facebook Backtracks On Ads In WhatsApp

More than a year after WhatsApp’s founders resigned in protest, Facebook is backtracking on its plans to include ads in the messaging app, according to The Wall Street Journal. WhatsApp’s founders, Jan Koum and Brian Acton, were so strongly opposed…

Microsoft Slips Ads Into Windows 10 and This Time They Can’t Be Disabled

MSPoweruser is reporting that Microsoft has—once again—slipped ads into Windows 10 apps, including Mail and Calendar. Unlike previous instances, however, this time the ads cannot be disabled. The last time Microsoft placed ads in their flagship apps was over a…

Lydia Hearst Breastfeeds Twins in New Ad

Lydia Hearst is turning heads with a new ad campaign. The model appears in a new ad for fitness company Equinox. Behind the slogan “Commit to Something”, Hearst can be seen breastfeeding two babies. Check it out: #CommitToSomething… @Equinox https://t.co/Q4V49AUveV…

Penelope Cruz Shows Some Cleavage in New ‘Zoolander 2’ Trailer

Penelope Cruz, working with INTERPOL’s “Global Fashion Division”, is prominently featured in the new trailer for Zoolander 2. Cruz’s character explains that she used to be a swimsuit model, but could never transition to the world of high fashion modeling…

Anna Kendrick Disappears in New Star Wars Battlefront Trailer

It’s almost Star Wars Battlefront release time, and Anna Kendrick is really into the game. Like, really into it. “If you strike me down, I shall become more powerful than you can possibly imagine,” she says in the new live-action…

Snapchat Rivals Facebook When It Comes to Video Views

Last week, when Facebook announced that it sees over eight billion video views per day, you likely said well, that’s a hell of a lot of video views. And you’d be right, it is. But here’s a number that’s even…

Facebook Improves Its Local Ad Targeting

A little over a year ago, Facebook launched its Local Awareness Ads, a hyperlocal ad option that lets businesses target people who live in their area or who were just recently in the area. Today, Facebook says it’s “making it…

PayPal Ad Ruined Christmas, Say Pissed Off Parents

The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority could launch an investigation into a PayPal ad that many parents say spoils the Santa secret. The ad, which first aired on Sunday during The X Factor, features two kids worrying about not getting any…

Time Warner Cable’s New Ad Strategy: Poke Fun at Crappy Customer Service

A few years ago, Domino’s Pizza started talking about how much Domino’s Pizza sucked. That sort of ad campaign – the we know we suck but now it’s going to be better campaign – isn’t new, but now it’s being…