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New York (CNN) -- At least a dozen major brands have halted ad spending on X, formerly Twitter, since its latest advertiser exodus began last week over concerns about antisemitism and hate speech on Elon Musk's social media platform.
By Clare Duffy, CNN
The explosion has been largely driven by the efforts of a handful of lawyers, including Russo and Kelly, said Bonnie Patten, executive director of Truth in Advertising, a nonprofit organization that focuses on protecting consumers from false advertising.
Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN
A new Consumer Reports investigation found that many ads target vulnerable Facebook users with products that can be dangerous and illegal.
The maker of a men's body spray is pulling ads that appear to promote rape. It shows four men appearing to stalk a frightened-looking woman in a store. The ad aired just a week after a 17-year-old was allegedly raped by five men.
The two titans of the video streaming wars -- Netflix and Disney+ -- have long resisted commercials, showing a reluctance to have premium series like "Stranger Things" or "The Mandalorian" run alongside commercials hawking dish soap, soda and medications.
John Koblin and Tiffany Hsu, New York Times
Google will halt all advertising, for now, in Russia, the company told the media outlet CNN earlier on Friday. Here's the latest.
Facebook launched a television ad series recently that does not showcase any product for sale or new feature on its platforms. Instead, Facebook wants TV viewers to meet an employee named Jack.
Companies related to gambling, alcohol, prescription drugs and political ads will not be allowed to advertise on the site's masthead.
Chris Weatherly, general manager of WRAL Digital outlines the trends in digital advertising and why the timing is right for new agency.
Coke and Pepsi first announced their withdrawals from Super Bowl advertising this year.
For television viewers, the holiday season means commercials filled with rosy-cheeked Santas, computer-generated polar bears and brand-new cars festooned with big red bows.
Tiffany Hsu, New York Times
It sounded like an easy opportunity to make some extra money, getting paid to advertise on your car. But when the viewer realized it sounded too easy, she contacted 5 On Your Side's Monica Laliberte.
AT&T is considering offering wireless phone plans that are partially subsidized by ads.
At this time of year, hordes of advertising executives are usually striking deals on yachts in the French Riviera or at meetings in Manhattan, not sitting at home worrying about their future.
Tiffany Hsu, New York Times
For businesses able to continue to operate under the North Carolina stay-at-home order, the mission has changed, as has the message to customers.
Amanda Lamb, WRAL reporter
To contextualize President Donald Trump's campaign ad about Alice Marie Johnson, PolitiFact did some research on Johnson, Trump's criminal justice record and the ad's claim that "thousands" have been affected by his efforts.
Daniel Funke and Bill McCarthy, PolitiFact reporters
The ad is meant as a jab at Chick-fil-A, which is not open on Sundays.
The Hallmark Channel has apologized after it pulled four Zola commercials. The ads for the wedding planning website featured a lesbian couple kissing during their marriage ceremony.
WRAL's Monica Laliberte offers some tips to stop those annoying ads that pop up online when you have searched for something on the web.
When you search for something in your web browser and then see online ads for it, it's not a coincidence.
Monica Laliberte, WRAL executive producer/consumer reporter
Joe Biden's presidential campaign has sharply scaled back his online advertising, cutting spending so severely since August that he is now investing only a fraction of what his top rivals are on Facebook and Google, the two dominant internet platforms.
Shane Goldmacher, New York Times
We spend less time watching TV and reading magazines these days and more time on social media. That's led companies to shift focus to where the most eyeballs are.
When Caroline Bowers travels around the Triangle with her dog, it's pretty common for people to stop her. Not just because Holden is an adorable golden retriever, but often because the people stopping them are fans. Holden often "sells" dog toys or bones. He's earned Bowers up to $1,000 for a single post on social media.
Mandy Mitchell, WRAL reporter
The bottom line is: No beverage company will pay someone who is not a company employee to drive a car with their logos on it.