Google is shoring up its AdSense policies regarding pop-under and pop-up ads. On Tuesday, the company said it has clarified the policies around their use, explaining, “We do not believe these ads provide a good user experience, and therefore are not suitable for Google ads.” The basics of the updated policies: Google ads may not be […]

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Browsers have become a battleground for ads, and Apple announced its latest salvo this week at their annual WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference): Safari will soon begin limiting third-party ad trackers from following users around the web. (Google made headlines recently with its announcement that “annoying” ads will be blocked in its Chrome browser.) Apple also […]

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Two years ago, in response to the rise of ad blocking, Google’s head of ads and commerce Sridhar Ramaswamy said the industry needed to come together to tackle the root problem of bad ad experiences. Roughly a year later, Google, Facebook, the IAB and others formed the Coalition for Better Ads to establish global ad standards. […]

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Mark Van Scyoc / Shutterstock.com Following a brouhaha in July after the FTC spanked Warner Brothers for promoting a product without full disclosure about their engagement with the brand, the governmental agency has announced that it has come to an agreement with the entertainment conglomerate. In an unanimous Commission vote, Warner Brothers is now not […]

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