by Lauren C. Williams Posted on May 28, 2014
Big Data companies, known as data brokers, have been compiling intricate personal profiles on nearly every American shopper, according to an in-depth report from the Federal Trade Commission.
by Jessica Goldstein Posted on May 9, 2014 Updated: May 12, 2014
Diet Coke pulls the "You're On" ad campaign just three months after introducing it in North America after realizing the slogan looks like "You're on Coke."
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on May 8, 2014 Updated: May 8, 2014
Facebook's plan to start looking through users private messages could be the needed catalyst for better privacy protections.
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by Lauren C. Williams Posted on April 30, 2014 Updated: April 30, 2014
Google stops reading students' emails for ads after students and teachers sued the company earlier this year.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on April 17, 2014 Updated: April 20, 2014
General Mills has made it so that in simply liking one of the company's products on Facebook, customers give up their right to sue them for any reason.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on April 16, 2014
Twitter is buying its longtime data partner, Gnip, for an undisclosed amount of cash so it can profit off users' data by selling it to advertisers.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on March 4, 2014
Microsoft's new "wedding planner" ad is the latest stereotype dreamed up by the tech world's "brogrammer" culture.
by Alyssa Rosenberg Posted on February 12, 2014
Two ads depict female engineers, but only one offers up a compelling vision of the future.
by Zack Beauchamp Posted on January 30, 2014 Updated: January 31, 2014
This company hawks marked up stuff that likely doesn't work - and made millions selling it to conservatives. The true story of how they took over the right.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on January 22, 2014 Updated: January 22, 2014
Twitter is looking to target its black and Hispanic users to generate advertising revenue.