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Twitter's 'bugs' drag Q3 ad revenue down to single-digit growth

Twitter's 'bugs' drag Q3 ad revenue down to single-digit growth

Moves to fix improper data-sharing with advertisers have cost platforms millions in ad dollars.

TikTok bans political ads

TikTok bans political ads

Blanket ban comes at time when China's influence over social app is coming to light.

Snapchat enables three-minute ads and 'goal-based' bidding

Snapchat enables three-minute ads and 'goal-based' bidding

Platform is keen to attract more advertising from entertainment companies.

Facebook considers hiding 'likes' in similar move to Instagram

Facebook considers hiding 'likes' in similar move to Instagram

Social media giant has begun tests on hiding count in Android app.

YouTube chief defends right to host 'offensive' and 'controversial' content

YouTube chief defends right to host 'offensive' and 'controversial' content

CEO Susan Wojcicki has defended right of people to upload content 'outside the mainstream', but set out how platform is

Twitter launches six-second viewable video ad bids

Twitter launches six-second viewable video ad bids

New ad format applies for videos that are 15 seconds or less.

TikTok syncs with PHD for global media

TikTok syncs with PHD for global media

Social video site known for lip-syncing uploads chooses Omnicom for global media planning and buying outside of China.

Sponsored posts with #ad on Instagram almost double

Sponsored posts with #ad on Instagram almost double

Total number of posts with #ad is forecast to break three-million barrier for first time.

Facebook finds fresh Microsoft/Sony data breach amid new privacy standards

Facebook finds fresh Microsoft/Sony data breach amid new privacy standards

FTC confirms $5bn Facebook fine, criticises the company's 'deceptive' behaviour, and announces it is suing Cambridge Analytica.

Facebook flaunts sports credentials in run-up to Tokyo 2020

Facebook flaunts sports credentials in run-up to Tokyo 2020

Social platform is going after brands' lucrative sporting event budgets.

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