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YouTube won't let anti-vaccine videos make advertising money for their creators, citing a policy around 'dangerous or harmful' content

Screenshot / YouTube YouTube channels that promote anti-vaccination (anti-vax) content are not allowed to run ads on the video sharing platform, according to a policy first reported by BuzzFeed News on Friday. YouTube said that it considers anti-vaccination content to be “dangerous or harmful,” which as a policy, it does not allow to be monetized. […]

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InMobi acquires Sprint’s advertising and data subsidiary Pinsight Media

Mobile enterprise marketing firm InMobi said it has acquired Pinsight Media, the mobile data and advertising subsidiary of Sprint. This all-stock deal is part of a broader strategic partnership between InMobi and Sprint across devices, data, media and marketing. Pinsight Media is a mobile data and brand intelligence company that works with U.S. telecommunications companies and advertisers […]

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Advertising: Google-Facebook Dominance Hurts Ad Tech Firms, Speeding Consolidation

Advertising Google-Facebook Dominance Hurts Ad Tech Firms, Speeding Consolidation ImageAn attendee at Google’s annual conference for software developers in May in Mountain View, Calif. The number of independent ad tech firms has fallen in recent years as Google and Facebook dominate.CreditJustin Sullivan/Getty Images By Claire Ballentine Aug. 12, 2018 Online advertising companies have struggled for […]