Articles Tagged ‘Google’

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Facebook and Google report strong Q1 growth

But Facebook anticipates significant deceleration triggered by ATT and is building capabilities around the likely signal loss.

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Facebook announces program to support Canadian news industry

News Media Canada president says the program is Facebook’s way to avoid paying for news content.

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Google blocked over 3.1 billion ads in 2020

The company’s latest Ad Safety Report shows a pandemic and multiple elections led to a “perfect storm” of misinformation and scams.

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Google may not have totally derailed alternative targeting

Independents’ speed to market and FLoC’s own risks might make for a competitive post-cookie marketplace.

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Google will not develop alternative user-tracking identifiers

The company makes its post-cookie plans explicit and commits to its FLoC approach, which will begin public testing this month.

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How Google feels about calls for news legislation

Sources from the company say its own market-based solutions to paying for news will help a “self-sustaining news model.”

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What to expect from Google’s cohort-based future

Early results are promising, but experts see hurdles when it comes to performance marketing and setting an industry standard.

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Q3 roundup: Facebook, Alphabet and Twitter demonstrate big tech’s bounce back

The sore spot for some appears to be user growth, which rose early in the pandemic but has since slowed.

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ICYMI: TikTok’s CEO steps down, Google gets philanthropic

Plus, Discovery sets its fall slate.

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The duopoly is losing share overseas, but could it fare better in Canada?

Could one withstand the ad industry’s widespread softening more than the other?

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Google gets serious about audio ads

While measurement and scale remains a challenge for some advertisers, Google is looking to bridge that gap.

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Alphabet reports its first-ever quarterly revenue decline

It’s not all bad news for the company, which saw YouTube revenue grow and beat analyst expectations slightly.

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Google creates new 3D ad format

Initially released in a beta test last year, the format allows brands to showcase product features and create unique mobile experiences.

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It’s a mixed bag for Alphabet in Q1

The first of the big digital media companies to report its earnings since the beginning of the pandemic saw growth, but pointed to a slowdown in March.

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What Google’s removal of 600 apps means in the context of ad fraud

Experts say that while this is a drop in the bucket as far as ad fraud is concerned, it could spark more vigilance from advertisers.