One of LinkedIn’s more annoying features — multiple requests to join its “professional network” — was slammed by a federal judge this week in a class action ruling.
Have you ever seen an ad on Facebook and wondered if your friend really does “Like” the product? A new lawsuit raises questions about those Like ads.
Last year, Google combined the privacy policies of Gmail, YouTube and all its other products into a single policy. A US judge this week explained why, unlike in Europe, this is okay.
Is the current fad of native advertising confusing consumers? A gaggle of experts from the government and tech and media industry will discuss the issue on December 4.
Big publishers like Time and USA Today are posting “stories” on their web sites that are really ads. Taboola, a company responsible for distributing those ads, is promising more transparency by better labeling the paid-for stories.
Facebook puts your profile picture in advertisements. Google is about to do the same and other sites like Twitter will likely follow one day. How exactly is this legal? Do we have any control over our image anymore?
On November 1, Google will turn users into product pitchmen by letting advertisers rent their endorsements for web ads. If you don’t want to go along with this, here’s how to turn it off.
A controversial deal that calls on Facebook to pay $15 to some users while giving millions more to lawyers and non-profits could be on ice after a children’s advocacy group and others filed an appeal.
What are the different forms of native advertising, and how should you pick among them? Here’s a guide.