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Facebook got caught lying to advertisers again.

It wasn't so long ago we wrote that Digital Paid Media is a fraud. In Heineken's case, they discovered only 20% of their ad impressions were seen by actual humans. The majority of views were generated by software.

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Adblock Plus now sells ad space in ....adblock.

Move over Adsense, there's a new kid in town. Adblock Plus has launched a service that replaces ads, the "bad ads", on any given internet property with "acceptable ads".

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Forget the phones. Tomorrow Apple should talk about winning the music war.

Apple's iPhone event is mere hours away, and it may end up being anti-climactic judging by the number of rumors running the gamut from water proof (a move that if true, puts Apple in the

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Vid.me positions itself as bastion of Video Liberty after #YouTubeIsOverParty trends - is same shit, different name

Vid.me has responded to the current Youtube controversy with a timely video of their own "from the humans at Vid.me" after the YoutubeIsOverParty trended on Twitter.

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#YouTubeIsOverParty trends when content creators discover Youtube policies are enforced - is seen as censorship

Youtube have rolled out a new email alert system intended to make it easier for content creators to know which videos are blocked from monetization, thus giving creators the chance to appeal the decisions via manual review, but the

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TL;DR Gawker broke the law - it doesn't matter who funded the suit

For those who never read past the headline on Twitter, enjoy the point served as headline. Gawker has been bought by Univision, and will shut down operations next week.

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Bye bye Gawker - Unilever shuts down Gawker operations next week

In the wake of Univision's to buy Gawker at auction for $135 million, we are now learning that Gawker is shutting down as of next week.

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Spotify enables programmatic: selling your fans out to the highest bidders in realtime

Spotify has just announced that they are launching programmatic audio - globally. In simple english this means they're selling music fans to ad tech companies.

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Step aside RIAA, the new creators care about copyright now.

A TL;DR for people who don't read articles all the way through because words: The whack-a-mole DMCA system is as bad for Youtube content creators as it is for rich musicians.

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Pokémon GO is Pokémon Grabbing your data

If you haven't been living under a rock then you already know about Pokémon GO the oh-so-addicting game that takes gaming outside.

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