Chrome Will Automatically Block Annoying Ads

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Google’s Chrome browser will soon come with preinstalled technology that will block the most annoying ads currently marring the web experience, the company confirmed. Publishers will be able to understand how they will be affected through a tool Google is dubbing “The Ad Experience Report.” It will basically score a publisher’s site and inform them […]

Ad Fraud Seems to Be on the Decline, Airbnb and Pepsi Say They’re Seeing Less of It

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Some advertisers, including Airbnb and Pepsi, say ad fraud is on the decline this year, though it’s still an ongoing battle they’re paying close attention to. According to Atin Kulkarni, global head of media and content innovation at Pepsi Co., improved data and partnerships with the Media Rating Council and Facebook have helped drive bot […]

FCC Votes to Scale Down Net Neutrality Rules

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Republican commissioners push through measure which Democrats, activists say could harm online competition

Digital Media World Tries to Decode Facebook’s Latest Algorithm Tweak

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Social network to de-emphasize links to pages crammed with low-quality ads

Agency Mergers and Acquisitions Have Declined in 2017

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It’s a Two-Way Race Between WPP and Dentsu

Agency Revenue Up But Growth Rates Are Slowing

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Revenue growth for agencies was the slowest since 2013

Ad Industry Powers Consider Adopting Ad Blocking on a Wide Scale

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The discussions are taking place among members of the industry’s Coalition for Better Ads.

Advertising’s Biggest Threat Isn’t Digital Disruption

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Ad budget cuts at major consumer products companies are squeezing giants like WPP and Omnicom

Senate Kills Off FCC Privacy Regulations

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The US Senate on Thursday voted down Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations that would have required internet service providers to get users to consent to be targeted by advertisers.

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Ad Groups Back Repeal of Near-Dead FCC Privacy Rules

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Six ad industry trade groups back recent congressional resolutions aimed at repealing the FCC rules.