Tag Archives: Advertising

Facebook sees upsurge in advertiser spending

facebook According to research carried out by Efficient Frontier, a performance marketing company, Facebook ad spend has increased by 25% during the third quarter of this year. Search spend has also gone.. more
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Android to become largest mobile ad platform by end of year

Android Logo Android is set to become the world’s largest mobile ad platform by the close of 2011, according to a new report. InMobi, an independent mobile ad network, has been doing its.. more
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LinkedIn causes privacy storm with new social adverts

LinkedIn_Logo LinkedIn has come under fire from several security firms after the business-oriented social network rolled out a new advert scheme. The network called it an exciting new advertising platform which delivers.. more
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Yahoo in email snooping controversy

Yahoo has become embroiled in an online stir over the latest changes to its webmail system. Yahoo Mail is one of the big three services which can be used to host your inbox online, the other two being Hotmail and Gmail. The controversy has been.. more
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Facebook could evolve even further by next year

According to the Commercial Director for Facebook in the UK, Stephen Haines, Facebook will continue to evolve, changing it’s main layout, as well as other factors such as advertising. A keynote in TFM&A, the UK’s largest digital marketing event, explained this fact, as well as.. more
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Ofcom recommends “typical speed range” for broadband advertising

Ofcom has been beating the unfair broadband advertising drum, and rightly so. It’s a view held by many that “up to” advertising speeds are a shady practice and give a misleading impression to a customer signing up for a broadband line (particularly in the case.. more
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ASA consultation on broadband advertising claims underway

Last year, the Advertising Standards Authority requested CAP and BCAP, the organisations responsible for crafting advertising codes in the UK, to review broadband speed claims in adverts. And now CAP and BCAP have opened up consultations on their proposals for reform when it comes to.. more
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Telegraph plans to introduce some online charges

The Telegraph Media Group is apparently set to introduce some form of revenue generation for its online content. While the Telegraph.co.uk won’t be going behind a full paywall as the Times did earlier this year – shedding almost 90% of its readers, according to some.. more
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Virgin Media slates broadband speed con merchants

Virgin Media has launched another salvo against misleading broadband advertising. The company has previously singled out bad practices in advertising when it commissioned a survey by ICM which showed that 90% of respondents believe that the way broadband is promoted is misleading. Specifically, it’s the.. more
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Virgin Media leads charge for broadband speed honesty

Virgin Media says that nine out of every ten people in a survey it commissioned (carried out by ICM) believe that the way broadband speeds are advertised is misleading. The practice of advertising, for example, a connection of “up to 20Mbps”, when it’s impossible for.. more
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