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Google boycott: US firms join exodus over extremist content - The Week UK;

Google boycott: US firms join exodus over extremist content - The Week UK

The Week UKGoogle boycott: US firms join exodus over extremist contentThe Week UKGoogle faces losing hundreds of millions of dollars after some of the biggest US brands joined the boycott over their adverts appearing next to extremist content. A report in The Times says the scandal has now reached the internet giant's home country ...and more »

Google's Eric Schmidt Responds to Verizon, AT&T Pulling Ads From YouTube - Yahoo Finance

Google's Eric Schmidt Responds to Verizon, AT&T Pulling Ads From YouTubeYahoo FinanceCompanies such as Verizon and AT&T have decided to pull ads from YouTube over extremist content in the video platform owned by Google. Alphabet Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and former Google Senior V.P. of Products Jonathan Rosenberg discuss ...and more »

AT&T, Verizon Pulling Ads From YouTube Over Extremist Content - Newsmax;

AT&T, Verizon Pulling Ads From YouTube Over Extremist Content - Newsmax

NewsmaxAT&T, Verizon Pulling Ads From YouTube Over Extremist ContentNewsmaxAT&T and Verizon are pulling its ads from YouTube in response to a backlash to Google's algorithmic ad-placement software that could place its ads on extremist websites and next to similar contents, wrote the Washington Post. The newspaper stated that ...and more »

Verizon and AT&T next to boycott advertising on Google's network - CIOL;

Verizon and AT&T next to boycott advertising on Google's network - CIOL

CIOLVerizon and AT&T next to boycott advertising on Google's networkCIOLAlong with Havas, the world's sixth-largest advertising and marketing company, AT&T and Verizon have also joined the boycott against Google for displaying their brand's ads alongside controversial content – videos promoting terrorism or anti-Semitism.and more »

AT&T & Verizon Suspend Marketing Advertisements from YouTube - Zacks.com

AT&T & Verizon Suspend Marketing Advertisements from YouTubeZacks.comU.S. telecom behemoths AT&T Inc. (T - Free Report) and Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ - Free Report) have decided to suspend their marketing campaign on Google's YouTube site. The reason behind the decision is the appearance of their ads alongside ...and more »

CMO Today: Google Controversy Escalates as AT&T, Verizon Pull Ads - Wall Street Journal (subscription);

CMO Today: Google Controversy Escalates as AT&T, Verizon Pull Ads - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Wall Street Journal (subscription)CMO Today: Google Controversy Escalates as AT&T, Verizon Pull AdsWall Street Journal (subscription)GOOGLE'S BAD WEEK: Google's ad saga has spread beyond the U.K., as brands including AT&T, Verizon, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, Enterprise Holdings Inc. and distiller Beam Suntory Inc. said they were also suspending or canceling at least ...and more »

Google advertising boycotts spreads from Ireland to the US - Irish Independent;

Google advertising boycotts spreads from Ireland to the US - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentGoogle advertising boycotts spreads from Ireland to the USIrish IndependentAN advertising boycott against YouTube has spread to the US, where two of the country's biggest advertisers, AT&T and Verizon, have suspended ads on the video platform. The move follows confirmation by one of Ireland's biggest ad agencies, Core Media, ...and more »

Facebook has more 18-year-old male users than there are living on Earth today - Fast Company;

Facebook has more 18-year-old male users than there are living on Earth today - Fast Company

Fast CompanyFacebook has more 18-year-old male users than there are living on Earth todayFast CompanyThat mind-numbing bit of demographic insight was revealed by Simon Kemp at TNW after he sifted through a massive amount of the platform's global audience statistics. His primary hypotheses for just how Facebook could have more 18-year-old males than ...and more »

YouTube Losing Advertisers Over Distasteful Videos - CBS DFW;

YouTube Losing Advertisers Over Distasteful Videos - CBS DFW

CBS DFWYouTube Losing Advertisers Over Distasteful VideosCBS DFWSAN FRANCISCO (AP) – AT&T, Verizon and several other major advertisers are suspending their marketing campaigns on Google's YouTube site after discovering their brands have been appearing alongside videos promoting terrorism and other unsavory ...and more »

Google boycott: US firms Verizon, AT&T and Johnson & Johnson pull ads from YouTube over hate videos - The Independent;

Google boycott: US firms Verizon, AT&T and Johnson & Johnson pull ads from YouTube over hate videos - The Independent

The IndependentGoogle boycott: US firms Verizon, AT&T and Johnson & Johnson pull ads from YouTube over hate videosThe IndependentVerizon, AT&T, Johnson & Johnson have joined a long list of corporate giants to suspend advertising deals with Google, shrugging off the tech company's commitment to cracking down on clients' content appearing alongside extremist media on video ...and more »

AT&T, Verizon join Google ad boycott - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog);

AT&T, Verizon join Google ad boycott - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)AT&T, Verizon join Google ad boycottCapital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Washington, United States, Mar 23 – AT&T and Verizon on Wednesday joined global firms pulling ads from Google, saying they did not want their brands associated with inappropriate content on the internet giant. The moves ...and more »

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

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

EngadgetAT&T, Verizon join companies pulling ads from Google and YouTubeEngadgetYouTube 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 »

Google's ad crisis deepens as companies freeze spending - Computer Business Review

Google's ad crisis deepens as companies freeze spendingComputer Business ReviewGoogle's advertising crisis has deepened as some of the global biggest marketers move to freeze spending on running ads on YouTube and the internet giant's display network. The marketers cited concerns over the appearance of their ads alongside ...and more »

Google's advertising crisis goes global - MyBroadband

Google's advertising crisis goes globalMyBroadbandGoogle's “advertising crisis” has gone global after top marketers like AT&T and Johnson & Johnson stopped spending on YouTube and Google's ad display network. According to a report by Bloomberg, the companies cancelled their spending after adverts ...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

VentureBeatVerizon and AT&T latest to suspend Google ads over controversial videosVentureBeat(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 »

The 6 stories PR pros need to know on Thursday morning, 3.23.2017 - PRWeek

The 6 stories PR pros need to know on Thursday morning, 3.23.2017PRWeekThe latest on the London attack; Verizon, AT&T join Google ad boycott; Mercury names six agency leaders as partners; Nominations open for PRWeek's 40 Under 40 2017; and other news to know. News. Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Share0. Leading Thursday ...and more »

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

Apple acquires iPhone and iPad automation app Workflow - Fast Company

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

Apple says it has not been hacked - Fast Company;

Apple says it has not been hacked - Fast Company

Fast CompanyApple says it has not been hackedFast CompanyYesterday a report from Motherboard made the rounds saying Turkish hackers had infiltrated Apple's systems and obtained the user details of up to 627 million iCloud, Mobile Me, and dotmac email users. The hackers reportedly told Apple they would ...and more »

AT&T, Verizon halt Google ads over extremist videos - WCYB;

AT&T, Verizon halt Google ads over extremist videos - WCYB

WCYBAT&T, Verizon halt Google ads over extremist videosWCYBAT&T, Verizon, Enterprise and Johnson & Johnson have halted ads on certain Google platforms after major brands learned their promotional posts were appearing alongside extremist content. "We are deeply concerned that our ads may have appeared ...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

International Business TimesYouTube Extremist Content Issues: Verizon, AT&T, Guardian, Johnson And Johnson Pull Ads, Content Creators ProtestInternational Business TimesYouTube, 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 »