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Google pulls ads again from Podcast Addict because the app serves ‘copyrighted material’

Google pulls ads again from Podcast Addict because the app serves 'copyrighted material'

Google has an annoying habit of pulling the rug out from under Android app developers. It’s a story as old as Android—someone at Google decides an app violates some policy or another, and the developer has to scramble to figure out how to comply with the esoteric app guidelines. The …

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Google to Allow Some Coronavirus Ads, Starting With Hospitals, Then Political Ads

Google to Allow Some Coronavirus Ads, Starting With Hospitals, Then Political Ads

Alphabet’s Google will begin to allow some clients, including hospitals, to run advertisements relating to the coronavirus on its platforms, in a change to its rules on ads around “sensitive events,” which it plans to extend to political organisations. The new policy was laid out in a memo to advertising …

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YouTube Will Allow Ads On Certain Coronavirus Videos

YouTube Will Allow Ads On Certain Coronavirus Videos

YouTube has announced a reversal in its policies regarding the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. A few weeks ago, YouTube demonetized all videos that included more than “a passing mention” of the coronavirus. That decision didn’t go down well with the creator community and YouTube is changing its stance now. YouTube …

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TV Ads for Statins May Drive Overtreatment

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FRIDAY, March 8 (HealthDay News) — Television ads for cholesterol-lowering statin drugs may lead to overdiagnosis of high cholesterol and overtreatment with the drugs, according to a new study. The research found that patients’ visits with doctors to ask about statins advertised on TV often lead to prescriptions for the …

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Strikes and Attack Ads: The Hard Road Other Countries Took to Single-Payer

Strikes and Attack Ads: The Hard Road Other Countries Took to Single-Payer

It is a common refrain from Bernie Sanders on the campaign trail: The United States is the only developed country that does not provide health coverage to all residents. “Canada can provide universal health care to all their people at half the cost,” he said at a recent Democratic debate. …

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Facebook Offers Free Ads To The WHO To Fight Coronavirus

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Facebook has stepped up its efforts to combat the spread of misinformation about the coronavirus on its platform. In a post on Tuesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that the social media giant is providing the WHO (World Health Organization) with “as many free ads as they need” to help fight …

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Children Prey to Online Ads of Harmful Products, Regulation Needed – UN Study

Children Prey to Online Ads of Harmful Products, Regulation Needed - UN Study

Children and adolescents are being bombarded with ads on social media promoting harmful products from fast food to tobacco and alcohol, according to a United Nations-backed report on Wednesday that called for regulation. Advertisers also sell data on children obtained from electronic games to global tech giants, said the report’s …

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How to Remove Windows 10’s Annoying Ads Masquerading as ‘Suggestions’

How to Remove Windows 10's Annoying Ads Masquerading as 'Suggestions'

In a perfect world, every new computer with Windows 10 on it—or every new installation of Windows 10—would arrive free of annoying applications and other bloatware that few people need. (Sorry, Candy Crush Saga.) It would also be free of annoying advertising. While that’s not to say that Microsoft is …

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