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How do you do, fellow gamers?—Burger King exploits Twitch for cheap ads

Enlarge / Ogilvy boasted about its ad campaign with the following claim. We have edited it slightly. Ogilvy / Ars Technica Earlier this week, an advertising agency emerged with a video bragging about an ad-campaign concept: We’ll invade gaming-filled Twitch chat rooms and post ads for your brand for cheap. The attached video was exactly …

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Twitter expects a fine of up to $250 million over privacy violations

bombuscreative via Getty Images The FTC has been investigating Twitter over the use of personal data for ad targeting since October last year, the social network itself revealed in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. According to the document, the Commission is looking into Twitter’s “use of phone number and/or email address data …

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FTC investigation of Facebook may not finish before 2021

REUTERS/Erin Scott TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY Don’t expect the FTC to wrap up an antitrust investigation of Facebook before 2020 is over. New York Times sources say it’s now “virtually impossible” for the FTC to finish an investigation of Facebook before 2021. There’s still progress, according to the tipsters, but much of what’s happening …

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