Latest Advertising and marketing industry News

Report: Facebook offering 'millions' to publishers for news

Aug. 8, 2019 6:20 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is reportedly in talks with news publishers to offer "millions of dollars" for the rights to publish their material on its site. The move follows years of criticism over its growing monopolization of online advertising to the detriment of the struggling news industry. The Wall...

Today in History

Jul. 29, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, July 29, the 210th day of 2019. There are 155 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 29, 1981, Britain's Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer in a glittering ceremony at St. Paul's Cathedral in London. (The couple divorced in 1996.) On this date: In...

French wine vs US tech prowess: new Trump-Macron standoff

Jul. 27, 2019 12:48 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — France is pushing ahead with a landmark tax on tech companies like Google and Facebook despite U.S. President Donald Trump's threats of retaliatory tariffs on French wine. That's rattling French vintners, who sold 1.6 billion euros ($1.78 billion) worth of wine last year to American consumers....

Trump vows to retaliate against French digital tax

Jul. 26, 2019 5:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump promised on Friday to retaliate against France for adopting a pioneering tax on internet giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook. He also managed to get in a shot at French wine. Trump, who doesn't drink alcohol, tweeted: "I've always said American wine is better...

Australia considers more regulation of Google and Facebook

Jul. 26, 2019 2:37 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government released a report Friday recommending tighter oversight over multinational digital platforms including Google and Facebook, to ensure fairness for other media businesses and give people more control over how their data is used. The Australian Competition...