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Chrome ad blocker: The Web's largest ad company is also now advertising's biggest traffic cop
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(Marcio Jose Sanchez / AP) Google, already one of the dominant players in the online advertising world, may soon have even more power in that space. It is now taking on the challenge of determining what's a good ad or a bad...
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Anger at Google image search 'peace deal'
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Google has made it more difficult for people to save pictures from its image search product, as part of a "peace deal" with photo library Getty Images. In 2017, Getty Images complained to the European Commission, accusing Google of anti-competitive practices. Google...
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Digital Marketing News: Alignment Challenges, Instagram’s ‘Collection’ & Amp for Email
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The Top Three Reasons Sales and Marketing Alignment Is Off [Infographic] Communication, broken processes and disconnected metrics are the top three reasons that sales and marketing alignment is off. Is it an issue of focus, priorities, or something else?MarketingProfs Instagram Gives Brands...
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Chrome ad blocker: The internet's largest ad company is now advertising's biggest traffic cop
Los Angeles TimesHayley Tsukayama
Google, already one of the dominant players in the online advertising world, may soon have even more power in that space. It is now taking on the challenge of determining what's a good ad or a bad ad to decide which ones...
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Google embraces ad-blocking via Chrome
The EconomistThe Economist
FROM quantum computing and smartphones to self-driving cars, home thermostats and delivering the internet by balloon, Google or, technically, Alphabet, the holding company that the firm established in 2015, has its fingers in many pies. But the company’s main business, which pays...
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Can we really trust Google as judge, jury and executioner of online ads?
The GuardianAlex Hern
From today, users of Google Chrome, the most popular web browser in the world, will no longer see 12 types of online adverts which have been deemed to be “intrusive” by a group of advertising industry members Leading that body, which examined...
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Google To Block 'Annoying' Online Ads That Fail To Make The Grade
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Tired of annoying online ads? There could be some relief starting Thursday, if you're one of the vast majority of people who use Google Chrome as your default browser. Google is launching a built-in blocker in Chrome that is designed to filter...
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Publishers Warm to Google's Ad Blocker, but Chafe at Company's Power
The Wall Street JournalBenjamin Mullin
Publishers are greeting the launch of Google’s ad blocker with a mixture of relief and unease, pleased that it is purging intrusive ads but worried over the internet giant’s power to quickly overhaul the industry. Beginning Thursday, Google Chrome, the world’s most...
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Google Will Block Spammy Ads (Just Not Many of Its Own)
The Wall Street JournalDouglas Macmillan
Starting on Thursday, Google’s Chrome browser will block certain types of online advertisements, a change Google is describing as user friendly. But some in the industry say the ad giant’s move is self-serving, and they contend Google overly influenced the process that...
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