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AT&T, Verizon and Other U.S. Advertisers Pull Ads From Google, YouTube Over Offensive Content

AT&T, Verizon, Johnson & Johnson and other major U.S. advertisers are pulling hundreds of millions of dollars in business from Google and its video service YouTube despite the Internet giant's pledge this week to keep offensive and extremist content away from ads. (more…)

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NBCUniversal Invested $500 Million in Snap Inc as Part of IPO

NBCUniversal said on Friday it had invested $500 million in Snap Inc (SNAP.N) as it continues to spend heavily on digital media companies. (more…)

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Kellogg’s Joins Other Companies in Removing Advertising on Breitbart

Kellogg, the food manufacturer that owns Pringles and Pop-Tarts, confirmed Tuesday that it will discontinue advertising on Breitbart.com, the far-right news and commentary site that was formerly run by a top aide of President-elect Donald Trump, Steve Bannon. (more…)

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Facebook to Stop Ads That Exclude Specific Racial and Ethnic Groups

Facebook says it will no longer allow advertisers to exclude specific racial and ethnic groups when placing ads related to housing, credit or employment. (more…)

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Congressional Black Caucus Calls on Facebook to Stop Allowing Ads That Exclude Racial and Ethnic Groups

The Congressional Black Caucus has called on Facebook to stop allowing advertisers to exclude racial and ethnic groups when placing housing ads in what lawmakers say is a violation of federal anti-discrimination housing laws. (more…)

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WATCH: Meet YouTube’s Millionaires

Ask just about any stranger on the street who Felix Kjellberg is and you’ll likely get a blank stare. Identify him as PewDiePie, his name on YouTube—where he’s got almost 40 million subscribers—and you’ll get a few more positive responses. (more…)

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Lester Holt Wins Ratings Battle in First Week as Official Anchor of ‘NBC Nightly News’

In his first week as the official anchor of “NBC Nightly News,” Lester Holt attracted more viewers — and more of the viewers that advertisers crave — than ABC’s “World News Tonight,” a signal that the ongoing push and pull between the two newscasts, and the networks behind them, is

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Facebook Announces Payment System for Messenger App

Users of Facebook's Messenger app will be able to link their debit cards to the service and use it to message money to each other.[/caption Facebook‘s instant messaging service isn’t just for sending smiley faces and photos anymore. Now you can use it to send money instantly to your friends.

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