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Google wants to change rules for ads in Australia

Barney Pierce published a blog and expresses Google’s wish to change rules for ads in Australia. Pierce is Director, Google Marketing Platform, Google Australia. In a blog post published today, but dated Mar 27, 2021, he brought a regulatory approach for the official…
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Agreement: Facebook Australia comes back with news

Facebook Australia will restore its news sharing for Aussies, after it reached an agreement with the government. This will happen in the “coming days,” according to the company. Amendments bring back Facebook Australia news According to Josh Frydenberg, the…
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Stop online abuse! Women ask for social media action

A group of 200 prominent women are calling for action against online abuse on social media platforms. They have published an open letter at the UN Generation Equality Forum, in Paris. In this, they called upon Google, Facebook, Twitter and TikTok to take action against…
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Google Showcase opens in Canada. One giant step back

Google News Showcase will start working in Canada, after the search giant signed deals with a few important publishers. The product and licensing program provides a space for newsrooms to curate their content for readers across Google News and Discover. The showcase…
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Antitrust charges against Google, dismissed for now

A U.S. judge temporarily dismissed antitrust charges against Alphabet’s Google. A group of advertisers accused Google of having a monopoly position on the world’s advertising market. Still, the judge offered them chance to try again after addressing what she…
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New regulator will watch Google, Facebook and Amazon

A new regulator has started keeping in check the dominance of tech giants. The Digital Markets Unit (DMU) in the UK creates new codes of conduct for companies like Google, Facebook or Amazon. Also, the new unit will watch the companies’ relationship with advertisers…
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Google, Facebook and Twitter, about misinformation

The CEOs of Google, Facebook and Twitter should appear in front of the Congress, in a hearing about misinformation and disinformation. Sundar Pichai, Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey should testify. Google, Facebook and Twitter, remote The hearing should be held on…