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Advertising: The fight for and against intrusive ads

The advertising environment is changing and becomes very painful, even for the huge players. At the same time, this would be the best news for all the internet users. The death of the third-party cookies seems imminent. This is because they are the means that allow…
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The real reason behind the Facebook look change

Users should say “Good bye!” to the actual Facebook look. Although the company did not announce it publicly, the design that has been the new default since May will become the only option, starting September. A simple notification So, the company did not make…
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Users' privacy - the “loser” after big tech CEOs hearing

Users’ privacy seems to be the biggest “loser” after the CEOs of Facebook, Apple, Google and Amazon testified in front of the Congress. Mark Zuckerberg, Tim Cook, Sundar Pichai and Jeff Bezos tried to emphasize that users are in control of their data, but avoided…
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Decision: ads for face masks will come back on Facebook

Facebook will partially lift the advertising ban on face masks. Thus, third-party businesses will have the possibility to advertise cloth masks. Also, they could promote other non-medical face coverings, such as bandanas. Face masks shortage determined the ban…
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Facebook labels ads and news from state-controlled media

Facebook labels ads and news on the platform coming from publications that may be under the influence of a government. The new Facebook labels will affect ads The new elements are… labels. They will appear globally in the Ad Library Page view, on Pages, and…
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Facebook Shops will bring even more ads on the platform

Mark Zuckerberg announced Facebook Shops, when online shopping becomes the main solution for most of us. Facebook’s announcement is not hiding that this option comes “as many businesses are creating and strengthening their digital presence.” So, this might…
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Facebook counterattacks Zoom and Microsoft Teams

As the demand for real-time video is higher now, Facebook counterattacks Zoom and Microsoft. The number of video calls more than doubled in many countries on Messenger and WhatsApp. Also, views of Facebook Live and Instagram Live videos increased significantly. That’s…
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The pandemic brings the struggle of video calling solutions

The lockdown caused by the Coronavirus triggered the struggle of video calling solutions. Lately, there is many news about new features and improvements from Google Duo, WhatsApp or Zoom which prove this. And the battle is somehow normal, considering that the lockdown is…
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COVID-19, an excuse to block Facebook, Twitter and Telegram

The quality of access to Facebook, Twitter and Telegram that do not comply with the requirements of Russian law will decrease. The announcement came from the deputy of the State Duma. So, the representatives of the Internet industry who joined the Zoom conference…
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Bug in the Facebook anti-spam system affects legitimate news

A bug in the Facebook anti-spam system mistakenly eliminated legitimate news stories and also other posts. The system miscategorized them as violating content. So, many users complained that their posts, including some regarding the Coronavirus outbreak were taken down.