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Lawsuit accuses Facebook ad targeting of abetting bias

San Francisco - A lawsuit filed on Thursday accuses Facebook of letting ad targeting tools be used to exclude women and older people from offers regarding loans, investments and other financial services.

Twitter to ban political ads worldwide on its platform

Washington - Twitter said Wednesday it would stop accepting political advertising globally on its platform, responding to growing concerns over misinformation from politicians on social media.

Streaming TV gears up for ad targeting

Washington - In the new world of streaming television, advertising is not going away, but is evolving to become more like marketing on the internet -- targeted to specific groups or individuals.

Japan's Uniqlo pulls ad after South Korean fury

Seoul - Japanese retail giant Uniqlo has pulled a commercial featuring a 98-year-old US fashion figure from South Korean screens, it said Monday after it was accused of whitewashing colonial history.

Air New Zealand offers 'safety tips' to Irish rugby fans

Wellington - Air New Zealand has offered Irish rugby fans some tongue-in-cheek "safety tips" before the countries face off in the quarterfinal of the Rugby World Cup in Japan on Saturday.

Belgium outrage over woman punched in burger ad

Apo - Belgium's advertising regulator said Wednesday it has clocked up hundreds of complaints over a viral hamburger ad showing a comic-book version of a man punching a woman for handing him the wrong sandwich.

'Brownface' ad sparks anger in Singapore

Fpo - An advertisement featuring an actor of Chinese origin with his skin darkened to portray different races has sparked anger in multi-ethnic Singapore, prompting an apology from the country's state-owned broadcaster.

German court fines two doctors over abortion 'advertising'

Berlin - A German court Friday fined two gynaecologists for offering information online about their abortion services, rekindling an emotional row over a Nazi-era law banning practitioners from advertising pregnancy terminations.

German court fines two doctors over abortion 'advertising'

Berlin - A German court Friday fined two gynaecologists for offering information publicly on how they carry out abortion services, despite the recent easing of a Nazi-era law banning practitioners from advertising of pregnancy terminations.

Britain bans 'harmful' gender stereotypes from ads

London - Ads featuring "harmful gender stereotypes" which are likely to cause offence will be banned in Britain from Friday under new rules that could have a major impact on the industry.

US preparing antitrust probe of Google: report

San Francisco - The US Department of Justice is preparing an antitrust investigation of Internet titan Google, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

German supermarket chain under fire for 'sexist' video

Berlin - German supermarket chain Edeka faced a wave of social media indignation Wednesday over a Mother's Day online video clip ridiculing fathers' parenting skills, with both men and women calling the film "sexist".

Brazil ad promoting diversity pulled after Bolsonaro request

Rio De Janeiro - A Brazilian bank commercial highlighting the country's diversity was pulled following a request by far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, the bank confirmed Friday.

Facebook to deploy new transparency tools ahead of European elections

Paris - Facebook announced on Friday changes to the way political advertisements are handled on the social media site ahead of the upcoming European Parliament elections.

Small businesses need a strategy to advertise on social media

Halifax - With nearly half the world's population wired to the Internet, it follows that businesses use social media sites for advertising. But without a clear strategy in place, many small businesses are wasting their time online, says one digital strategist.

Deeper problems behind Google’s 1.5 billion euro fine Special

London - Google has been fined, for the third time, by the European Union for blocking rival online search advertisers. The fine was a record 1.5 billion euros. As to how this happened and whether Google will change, a leading lawyer weighs in.

Walmart takes a page from Amazon's play book to drive profits

Walmart Inc, the world's largest retailer, is taking on marketing titans Amazon.com Inc, Alphabet Inc’s Google and Facebook Inc by consolidating advertising sales for its stores and websites in a bid to increase profits.

Canada goes green — Legal pot sales reach $1.6 billion in 2018

Canadians spent $1.6 billion on legal cannabis in 2018, more than double the amount spent on medical marijuana in 2017, according to a new report released on January 15.

Q&A: Why more 'humble' software will do us all good in 2019 Special

Marketers face many challenges in an ever-growing competitive landscape. One challenge they don't need is with getting different types of software to work together. Rasmus Skjoldan from Magnolia CMS offers some solutions.

Vote or get this: Trump appears on French election posters

Strasbourg - US President Donald Trump has popped up in the French city of Strasbourg, on posters reminding voters of what is at stake in elections for the European Parliament next year.

Food ads stir questions in Nigeria about gender roles

Lagos - Adverts in Nigeria depicting career women gleefully juggling their job with kitchen duties have sparked a heated debate about gender roles in the fast-changing society of West Africa's largest economy.

World Food Programme tackles hunger with innovative ad

New York - The UN World Food Programme on Monday took its campaign to fight world hunger to a global cinema audience with an innovative, interactive advertisement.

Andorra vows to kick habit of cigarette advertising

Andorra La Vella - The tax haven of Andorra has long been a favourite destination for smokers looking to stock up on cheap cigarettes, but the enclave said Thursday that it would soon stop advertising the fact.

What does Alibaba's new AI copywriter mean for advertising?

Earlier this week, Alibaba debuted their new artificial intelligence-backed copywriting tool that — with the literal click of a button — can produce thousands of ads every second. What does this mean for the advertising industry?

Q&A: Time for brands to drop celebs and to use real people Special

According to Sprout Social's new Index report There is a marked revolution happening, driven by a plea from consumers for brands to scrap the photoshopped models from their ads in exchange for more authentic, people. Rachael Samuels explains more.

Benetton condemned for using rescued migrants in adverts

Marseille - French charity SOS Mediterranee has lashed out at clothing giant Benetton over an advertising campaign featuring a photograph of migrants being rescued at sea.

Google introduces new way to limit adverts

Following in Facebook's footsteps, Google is offering users a new way to restrict being hit with targeted adverts. This signals a new approach to data privacy.

Advertising's digital transformation journey

The shift from print to online by many advertisers has been well-recognized. What's happening now is that advertising is becoming more sophisticated, making use of automation and algorithms.

Adblock Plus unfair competition case rejected

The German Supreme Court has rejected the claim made in a lawsuit against the popular Adblock Plus program. The case centered on unfair competition.

How advertisers and marketers can connect with buyers: Interview Special

Jeff Kupietzky has identified a gap in the way advertisers and marketers are trying to connect with their potential buyers: they are using their millions of email subscribers to make money. He discusses his PowerInbox solution.
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