Reddit 1-800 Flowers Ad Goes Viral

Our ads on Reddit have gotten a lot of traction and puts a big smile on people’s faces says 1-800 Flowers CEO Chris McCann. What we’re trying to do is just make sure we’re relevant.

Reddit Hits $10 Billion Valuation

Reddit has secured another round of funding, bringing the social media company’s valuation to $10 billion.

FTC Official Blasts Facebook’s Actions Against Researchers

The FTC’s Acting Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection, Samuel Levine, has written an open letter blasting Facebook’s recent actions.

Facebook Bans Researchers Investigating It

Facebook is taking action, that appears to be retaliatory, against researchers that are investigating it.

Google Piloting Three-Strikes Policy for Repeat Ad Policy Violators

Google is cracking down on those repeatedly violating the company’s ad policies, piloting a three-strikes program.

Privacy-Focused Tech Companies Call for Ban on ‘Surveillance-Based Advertising’

A group of tech companies with a history of protecting user privacy is calling for a ban on “surveillance-based advertising.”

Third-Party Cookies Get a Stay of Execution as Google Postpones Plans

Google is pushing back its plans to eliminate support for third-party cookies, buying the advertising industry more time to adapt.

French Competition Authority Fines Google $267 Million

The French Competition Authority has fined Google $267 million for favoring its own advertising services and abusing its dominant position.

Microsoft Advertising Can Now Import Facebook Ads

Microsoft has announced its Advertising platform can now import Facebook Ads.

Verizon Media Sold to Apollo Funds

Following reports Verizon was exploring a sale of Yahoo and AOL, its Verizon Media business is being sold to Apollo Funds.