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  • AT&T, Verizon join companies pulling ads from Google and YouTube - Engadget

    AT&T, Verizon join companies pulling ads from Google and YouTube - Engadget;

    YouTube video creators are fighting against the video service's filter screening out LGBTQ+ voices, while on the other end, advertisers are worried about a different type of content. In a movement that started with several UK brands (McDonald's, BBC ...and more »

  • Apple acquires iPhone and iPad automation app Workflow - Fast Company

    Apple acquires iPhone and iPad automation app Workflow - Fast Company;

    The app allows users to combine functions and commands within and between apps to automate tasks. TechCrunch confirmed the deal, shortly later the app makers released the statement: "We are thrilled to be joining Apple. We've worked closely with Apple ...and more »

  • Verizon and AT&T latest to suspend Google ads over controversial videos - VentureBeat

    Verizon and AT&T latest to suspend Google ads over controversial videos - VentureBeat;

    (Reuters) — U.S. wireless carriers Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T Inc said on Wednesday they have suspended digital advertising on Google's YouTube and other advertising platforms not related to search over concerns that their ads may have run ...and more »

  • US firms pull ads from Google as boycott over hate videos grows - Sky News

    US firms pull ads from Google as boycott over hate videos grows - Sky News;

    Communications firms AT&T and Verizon have joined a list of big UK companies in withdrawing marketing over extremist material. 09:40, UK, Thursday 23 March 2017. Google office Image Caption: Google has apologised over ads appearing alongside ...and more »

  • AT&T and Verizon join advertising boycott against Google over offensive YouTube videos - TechCrunch

    The two telecommunication conglomerates issued statements on Wednesday that they will stop advertising on YouTube and Google's display network until they are reassured that their ads won't play ahead of videos with objectionable content. According to ...and more »

  • AT&T pulls out Google ads over offensive content - Economic Times

    AT&T pulls out Google ads over offensive content - Economic Times;

    NEW YORK: As the controversy over the ads appearing alongside hate or terrorism videos widens, American telecommunication giant AT&T has decided to pull out its ads from most Google-owned sites. According to a report in Fortune on Wednesday, the ...and more »

  • YouTube Extremist Content Issues: Verizon, AT&T, Guardian, Johnson And Johnson Pull Ads, Content Creators Protest - International Business Times

    YouTube Extremist Content Issues: Verizon, AT&T, Guardian, Johnson And Johnson Pull Ads, Content Creators Protest - International Business Times;

    YouTube, the world's largest video sharing platform is in a state of turmoil as its largest source of revenue — advertisers, are pulling their ads off its videos in large numbers. The issue was flagged on Friday, when the U.K. government pulled its ...and more »

  • Verizon, AT&T, Johnson & Johnson among latest brands to suspend ads from Google - International Business Times UK

    The backlash against Google's video streaming site YouTube is now spreading rapidly among US brands. Telecom giants Verizon and AT&T, along with Johnson & Johnson and car rental company Enterprise are among the major US brands to suspend ads ...and more »

  • Advertisers upset with marketing campaigns on YouTube - The Asian Age

    YouTube's popularity stems from its massive and eclectic library of video, spanning everything from polished TV clips to raw diatribes. (Representational image). AT&T, Verizon and several other major advertisers are suspending their marketing campaigns ...and more »

  • AT&T, Verizon lead US advertisers abandoning YouTube - Telecompaper (subscription)

    Google's advertising troubles have spread to the US, where major brands such as Verizon and Johnson & Johnson pulled advertising from the company's sites after it was found to be placed alongside extremist content. Other US advertisers lost include AT ...and more »