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05.04.17
YouTube brings in big names like Ellen and Kevin Hart for new shows
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YouTube brings in big names like Ellen and Kevin Hart for new shows

It's using that star power on free ad-supported shows instead of YouTube Red.

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05.01.17
Facebook promoted ads targeting teens with low self-esteem (update: not really)
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Facebook promoted ads targeting teens with low self-esteem (update: not really)

It's accused of being exploitative, even if it meant well.

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04.20.17
FTC letters warn social media stars about advertising labels
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FTC letters warn social media stars about advertising labels

Just tagging sponsored social media posts "#sp" isn't enough, according to the FTC.

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04.19.17
WSJ: Google will build an ad-blocker into Chrome
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WSJ: Google will build an ad-blocker into Chrome

If Chrome blocks ads by default, it will focus on annoying types that Google itself doesn't sell.

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