Earlier this month, NBC’s Megyn Kelly interviewed a controversial guest, Alex Jones. Ahead of the episode, some of the show’s sponsors, including JPMorgan Chase, pulled its ads.
JPMorgan Chase has also stopped working with YouTube temporarily. YouTube has struggled to promise advertisers that their placements won’t appear next to troubling videos.
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In other news:
Facebook’s leaked rules on censoring hate speech protect “white men” but not “black children.” A bombshell investigation by ProPublica published Wednesday sheds light on how Facebook trains its thousands of content moderators to police hate speech, detailing how the social network’s policies on hate speech “tend to favor elites and governments over grassroots activists and racial minorities.”
Blue Apron has opened for trading at $10.The meal-delivery service priced its initial public offering at $10, which was the low end of its expected $10 to $11 range. That was well below the initial IPO range set at $15 to $17.
The first iPhone went on sale 10 years ago today – here’s how Steve Jobs announced it. Here’s the story behind the launch and the full keynote.
Some retailers think Amazon is “not a great partner” when it comes to sharing data, reports Digiday. The kind of data Amazon sends back to retailers – or lack thereof – is what makes most brands seethe.
Publishers, including Scripps and Time Inc., are creating shows for the new Amazon Echo that comes with a screen, reports AdAge.Amazon is the leader in the home-assistant space, with 70% of the market according to eMarketer.