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Facebook Goes Crypto, Double-check Those Google Maps Biz Listings, Sports Illustrated’s New Boss And Bonus — Free Stuff To Celebrate Summer

Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra.

#FullDisclosure – By Melanie Bass Melanie@dcghelps.com Facebook Goes Crypto, Double-check Those Google Maps Biz Listings, Sports Illustrated’s New Boss and Bonus — Free Stuff To Celebrate Summer Top news of the week focusing on advertising, social media, marketing, journalism and more (June 17-21, 2019) Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals Facebook Inc revealed plans…

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U.K. Nixes Sexist Commercials, Publishers Say Big Tech Is Killing Local Journalism, Zuckerberg Hit With Fake Video and Trump Spends $10M on Digital Ads

Ads showing bad female drivers and inept dads banned in UK crackdown on sexist commercials

This controversial advertising poster from  2015 prompted reviews of how genders are portrayed in British adverts. #FullDisclosure – By Melanie Bass Melanie@dcghelps.com U.K. Nixes Sexist Commercials, Publishers Say Big Tech Is Killing Local Journalism, Zuckerberg Hit With Fake Video and Trump Spends $10M on Digital Ads Top news of the week focusing on advertising, social…

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YouTube Bans Hate Videos, Bye-Bye iTunes, Feds Eye Big Tech in Antitrust Review and Volkswagen Says Sorry With New Ad – Kinda

YouTube said it is stepping up efforts to scrub hateful content from its platform

#FullDisclosure – By Melanie Bass Melanie@dcghelps.com unsplash-logoBreno Assis YouTube Bans Hate Videos, Bye-Bye iTunes, Feds Eye Big Tech in Antitrust Review and Volkswagen Says Sorry With New Ad – Kinda Top news of the week focusing on advertising, social media, marketing, journalism and more (June 3-7, 2019) YouTube Bans Hateful Videos From Platform YouTube said…

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Gannett-GateHouse Possible Merger, New Study on Mobile Device Impact, North Face Apologizes for Wikipedia Promo Stunt and Digital Ad Trends for 2019

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#FullDisclosure – By Melanie Bass Melanie@dcghelps.com unsplash-logoBreno Assis Gannett-GateHouse Possible Merger, New Study on Mobile Device Impact, North Face Apologizes for Wikipedia Promo Stunt and Digital Ad Trends for 2019 Top news of the week focusing on advertising, social media, marketing, journalism and more (May 27-31, 2019) Gannett, GateHouse Media in Merger Talks USA Today…

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Marketing to Vets With Free Services, Facebook Purges 3 Billion Fake Accounts and How Magazines Make Tough Call to Kill Popular Yet Weak Public

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unsplash-logoBreno Assis Marketing to Vets With Free Services, Facebook Purges 3 Billion Fake Accounts and How Magazines Make Tough Call to Kill Popular Yet Weak Publications Top news of the week focusing on advertising, social media, marketing, journalism and more (May 20-24, 2019) #FullDisclosure – By Melanie Bass Melanie@dcghelps.com Subscribe to The Speakeasy Name *Email…

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Starbucks should thank ‘Games of Thrones’ for $2.3B in free advertising, Instagram says no to bad vaccine info hashtags and Digital Ads break record for year

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Starbucks should thank ‘Games of Thrones’ for $2.3B in free advertising, Instagram says no to bad vaccine info hashtags and Digital Ads break record for year Top new of the week focusing on advertising, social media, marketing, journalism and more (May 6-10, 2019) #FullDisclosure – By Melanie Bass Melanie@dcghelps.com Subscribe to The Speakeasy Name *Email…

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Burger King Launches ‘Real Meals,’ Say Goodbye to ESPN Magazine, Facebook Social Media Election Impact To Be Reviewed and Gannett Digital Subscriptions Up Despite Takeover Battle

Image of Burger King Unhappy Meals part of Mental Health Awareness Month in May

#FullDisclosure – By Melanie Bass Melanie@dcghelps.com Burger King Launches ‘Real Meals,’ Say Goodbye to ESPN Magazine, Facebook Social Media Election Impact To Be Reviewed and Gannett Digital Subscriptions Up Despite Takeover Battle Top advertising, social media, marketing news of the week (April 29 – May 3) Burger King takes on McDonald’s with a range of…

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Google Gives ‘Avengers Endgame” Fans a Treat, Study Goes Inside Twitter Use and Facebook Tackles Fake Quizzes

Image of Screenshot showing Thanos Easter Egg - promoting Avengers: Endgame

#FullDisclosure – By Melanie Bass Melanie@dcghelps.com Google Gives ‘Avengers Endgame” Fans a Treat, Study Goes Inside Twitter Use and Facebook Tackles Fake Quizzes Top new of the week focusing on advertising, social media, marketing, journalism and more (April 22-25) ‘Avengers Endgame’ fans: Google ‘Thanos’ and click the gauntlet for a fun surprise If you are…

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U.S. Goes After Facebook in HUD Suit, Twitter Goes Dark and NYC Calls Floating Billboards a ‘Public Nuisance’

Header Photo for Facebook High-Tech Housing Discrimination Story

#FullDisclosure – By Melanie Bass Melanie@dcghelps.com unsplash-logoBreno Assis U.S. Goes After Facebook in HUD Suit, Twitter Goes Dark and NYC Calls Floating Billboards a ‘Public Nuisance’ Top advertising, social media, marketing news of the week (March 25-29) Government Charges Facebook With High-Tech Housing Discrimination The federal government charged Facebook with high-tech housing discrimination Thursday for…

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Facebook Passwords Exposed, Con Man Creates Fake Candidate Websites and Google Hit With $1.7B Fine For Online Ad Practices

Image of Google Ads - EU fines Google $1.7 billion for abusing online ads market

#FullDisclosure – By Melanie Bass Melanie@dcghelps.com unsplash-logoPriscilla Du Preez Facebook Passwords Exposed, Con Man Creates Fake Candidate Websites and Google Hit With $1.7B Fine For Online Ad Practices Facebook Stored Millions Of User Passwords In Plain, Readable Text Unknown to hundreds of millions of Facebook users, their passwords were sitting in plain text inside the…

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