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Facebook sponsored results killed off after short-lived run

Facebook sponsored results killed off after short-lived run

It seems Facebook is still trying to learn how to monetize its search feature and figure out what works best, as the social network will be killing off sponsored results in search after less than a year of first being introduced. Facebook has decided to streamline its advertising efforts in order to make it a little easier for advertisers to market on the social networking site.

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Major brands pull Facebook advertisements over hateful content

Major brands pull Facebook advertisements over hateful content

Facebook has once again come under fire for its content policy, which many organizations, companies, and users say is too lax in light of hate speech and violent content. Earlier this month, the social network finally banned videos of decapitations, but has still allowed large quantities of controversial content - many of it gender-based, according to some organizations - to persist. For this reason, more than a dozen big-name companies have pulled their advertisements from the social network.

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Google under investigation by FTC over advertisements

Google under investigation by FTC over advertisements

Google is once again under FTC scrutiny, this time over its advertisement methods and whether it is using them to harm its competition, something that is separate from the issue closed earlier this year concerning whether it was in violation of antitrust laws. For now it remains a preliminary investigation, and there's no word on whether the agency has pegged Google as having broken any laws.

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Nintendo to nab ad revenue from YouTube users’ gaming videos

Nintendo to nab ad revenue from YouTube users’ gaming videos

YouTube allows certain users to earn revenue from advertisements displayed on their videos, while others upload videos simply for the joy of it. What neither of those two types of users are happy about is the revelation that Nintendo will acquire all revenue proceeds earned by those users' videos featuring games by the company. Nintendo's response is a tad passive aggressive, suggesting that users have to deal with it or else their ability to upload the videos will be blocked entirely.

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PlayStation 4 hardware reveal fools the hopeful

PlayStation 4 hardware reveal fools the hopeful

It would appear that some very skilled tricksters have taken to the web with a video advertisement amalgamation of images and flashing lights that are making even the best spotters look twice: is that the real PlayStation 4? Alas- it is not to be. Sony has confirmed that the video spot you're about to see was not generated by them or their PR agency - that's not to say that the console isn't going to be very, very similar, of course.

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