advertising

Google to outdo ITV in UK ad revenue?
Google
Network & Internet

Google to outdo ITV in UK ad revenue?

Google is to become the UK's biggest ad earner, dethroning ITV along the way, according to a report.
18 Apr 2011
ASA consults on ISP speed claims
Broadband speeds
Network & Internet

ASA consults on ISP speed claims

The Advertising Standards Authority calls for a rewriting of rules when it comes to broadband speed claims in adverts.
28 Jan 2011
Top 10 tech advert fails
Banned
public sector

Top 10 tech advert fails

We take a look back at 10 of the most notorious promotions to have been banned for their misleading nature.
25 Aug 2010
ASA bans another BT broadband ad
BT ad
public sector

ASA bans another BT broadband ad

BT has had one of its well-known TV storyline ads banned by the ASA for misleading claims over broadband speeds.
25 Aug 2010
BT fibre broadband advert banned
Banned
Network & Internet

BT fibre broadband advert banned

A BT Infinity advert has been banned after the ASA concluded it was misleading.
4 Aug 2010
Most UK surfers against paywalls
Money
Network & Internet

Most UK surfers against paywalls

Over four-fifths of web surfers in the UK would look elsewhere if a previously free website put up a paywall, research has shown.
26 Jul 2010
Phorm lost almost $30 million in 2009
Losses
Network & Internet

Phorm lost almost $30 million in 2009

The controversial company has suffered over the past year, with losses for the company almost hitting the $30 million mark.
1 Jul 2010
Twitter to launch search-based advertising model
Twitter bird
Network & Internet

Twitter to launch search-based advertising model

Micro-blogging sensation Twitter is to follow Google's lead and introduce third-party advertising in the same 140-character format used by other tweet…
2 Mar 2010
Microsoft sells Windows 7 advertising space
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public sector

Microsoft sells Windows 7 advertising space

Advertisers can now offer branding for Microsoft's Windows 7 OS and browser, but don't worry, it's still opt in.
16 Nov 2009
Internet advertising spend overtakes TV
graph up
Network & Internet

Internet advertising spend overtakes TV

The online ad market is the only medium to see growth in an advertising sector badly affected by the downturn.
30 Sep 2009
Video: A look at Bing's Best Match feature
Bings Best Match feature
Network & Internet

Video: A look at Bing's Best Match feature

SPONSORED: How to get what you want with Bing.
25 Sep 2009
Video: How Bing handles images and video
Bing image and video search
Network & Internet

Video: How Bing handles images and video

SPONSORED: A look at how to search for images and video using Bing.
25 Sep 2009
Video: Bing feature showcase
Bing feature showcase
Network & Internet

Video: Bing feature showcase

SPONSORED: A look at the search results served up by Microsoft's Bing.
25 Sep 2009
Video: Instant answers with Bing
Bing instant answers
Network & Internet

Video: Instant answers with Bing

SPONSORED: A look at the way in which Bing handles search term analysis.
25 Sep 2009
Video: Bing's categorised search
Bing's categorised search
Network & Internet

Video: Bing's categorised search

SPONSORED: How to search for what you want, more quickly, using Bing.
25 Sep 2009
Time Warner shows head to YouTube
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Network & Internet

Time Warner shows head to YouTube

Time Warner has signed a deal with YouTube which will see Gossip Girl, Entourage and CNN news coverage play on the video site.
20 Aug 2009
ICANN claims victory against ‘internet graffiti’
Network & Internet

ICANN claims victory against ‘internet graffiti’

A loophole that led to a flood of websites being created carrying nothing but ads has been closed.
17 Aug 2009
New posters can be controlled with an iPhone
Mobile

New posters can be controlled with an iPhone

A new advertising billboard lets customers to interact with it through an iPhone.
8 Jun 2009
Digg or bury the ads?
Digg logo
Network & Internet

Digg or bury the ads?

Digg has announced it will be piloting a scheme allowing users to dig or bury adverts on the site, affecting the amount advertisers are charged.
4 Jun 2009
Open letter asks for Phorm boycott
Network & Internet

Open letter asks for Phorm boycott

The Open Rights Group has sent an open letter to several big web firms asking them to boycott the use of Phorm.
23 Mar 2009
Twitter denies text advertising rumours
Network & Internet

Twitter denies text advertising rumours

Twitter has begun using text advertising formats for its own promotions but denies any plans to include commercial advertising on the site.
19 Mar 2009
End of the road for Google and Yahoo deal
Security

End of the road for Google and Yahoo deal

Google can’t take the antitrust heat as it abandons its plans to join advertising forces with Yahoo.
5 Nov 2008
Google and Yahoo could face antitrust suit
Google and  Yahoo
Network & Internet

Google and Yahoo could face antitrust suit

The two internet giants are in talks with US authorities to avoid their advertising tie-up being declared anti-competitive.
14 Oct 2008
Social networking in business and branding
Network & Internet

Social networking in business and branding

Savvy brands are beginning to realise that social networks have the potential to support almost every aspect of a business – especially marketing and …
6 Oct 2008