Havas, whose advertising clients across the United Kingdom includes the Royal Mail, which is the British government's and BBC TV, Hyundai and Domino's Pizza, said it would take into consideration a ban worldwide on the YouTube platform following an admission by Google that it could not guarantee ads would not be displayed next to content it called unpalatable.
"It is inexplicable to us that Google can move very fast to remove material from YouTube when it is found to be copyrighted, but that the same prompt action is not taken when the material involves proscribed organisations and hateful and illegal content", she said. Due to the problem with Google's ad placing policy, numerous well-known brands have pulled their ads.
Alphabet's head of Europe, speaking at an Advertising Week conference in Europe this morning, said that Alphabet's Google unit apologized for placing clients' advertisements in front of "extremist" videos on YouTube, as Dow Jones's Stu Woo writes. The FT reports that Google controls 60% of the digital ads market and the United Kingdom government has joined major brands in freezing its YouTube spending, which is reported to be around £60m per year.
Brand safety is a growing concern, especially in digital advertising, with the ability to have complete oversight over all content, especially user-generated such as YouTube, being hard.
Marks and Spencer was the latest of several high-profile companies to have pulled their ads from the video platform following the likes of HSBC, Sky and Vodafone. So Mr Brittin started by saying sorry: "We apologise when anything like that happens, we don't want it to happen and we take responsibility".
Delta IV finally launches military satellite WGS-9 Department of Defense, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Reconnaissance Office, and the U.S. The satellite, built by Boeing, will join a worldwide communications network used by the United States military and its allies.
Google said in a blog post that its automated algorithms are not always able to prevent ads from being matched with offensive content but added that this only occurs on rare occasions.
"As programmatic advertising continues to grow, we need to be ever vigilant and responsive, working with clients and partners to ensure brand advertising only appears in brand safe environments", Ryan says.
In the United Kingdom, a committee of MPs has meanwhile demanded that Google explain how government adverts have appeared on "inappropriate and hate-filled sites" and whether the government and advertisers will be refunded payments made to the U.S. tech giant. "Our position will remain until we are confident in the YouTube platform and Google Display Network's ability to deliver the standards we and our clients expect".
A lot of prominent advertisers pulled out their investments online with Google due to the risk of having their commercials appear beside inappropriate content.
YouTube is promising more control over where ads appear, after brands were spooked by running near offensive videos. But advertisers weren't using such tools, .
With this, neither the Chief Minister-designate or either of his deputies are from among the 312 elected BJP MLAs. But is was not his skills with numbers that impressed BJP chief Amit Shah during the 2014 General Elections.
Actor Ricardo Medina is pictured at the Lambda Legal Liberty Awards at the Egyptian Theater on September 28, 2005, in Hollywood. Had he been convicted of murder, Medina would have faced 26 years to life in jail.
These ten hours count even as you are perusing menus, so please be careful not to leave it running overnight. Andromeda Play First Trial will be available starting today for EA and Origin Access members.
Penney store in Marshfield Mall was one of 138 retail store locations the company announced on March 17, 2017, would be closing. The closures include eight stores each in Texas and Minnesota and seven stores a piece in Pennsylvania, Illinois and MI .
From there, child account management works much like it does with other parental controls systems, like Microsoft Family. Google hopes to make the feature generally available in the U.S. in early summer and elsewhere in world later this year.
Nazim Ali Nizami was stopped to clear some documentation at Lahore airport and Asif Nizami was asked to board the flight. We would like to thank the Indian government and Sushma Swaraj for their efforts.
Before this becomes too cynical though, a lighter Elise is surely a better Elise: "Less mass means more Lotus", apparently. The auto is 23kg lighter than its predecessor, but with all lightweight options included that number increases to 40kg.
The New York Giants and defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul have agreed to a new four-year contract, reports NFL.com's Ian Rapoport . He was limited to eight games that season and finished with one sack and 26 tackles. "Last year, I was still making adjustments".
Written by Josh Groban, the new original song titled " Evermore " is performed by the Stevens, who plays the Beast . Meunier didn't respond, so Home simply said "Have a good one" and moved on to the day's news headlines from NPR.
Brent futures were up 60c, or 1.2%, at $51.52, after settling down 43c at $50.92 on Tuesday, the lowest finish since November. Meanwhile, IEA's data showed oil demand is expected to grow by 1.4m b/d in 2017 to 98m b/d - unchanged from prior estimates.
The largely Catholic nation's Congress is now on break for Lent, so Alejano's complaint won't be heard until May 7. Jose said "these visits are part of the President's introductory visits to countries in Southeast Asia".
Uber president Jeff Jones quits after just six months
Jones is problematic as many former and current employees saw him as the counterpart or successor of Travis Kalanick . Jones left his position as Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT)'s chief marketing officer in August 2016 .
Trump meets Merkel: an encounter of the odd kind
Trump pushed back. "I don't believe in isolationist policy, but I do believe a policy of trade should be a fair policy", he said . The president did not mention that proof of the National Security Agency listening in on Merkel's phone existed.
Saudi Arabia confirms commitment to oil production cut
EDT (1651 GMT), recovering from Tuesday's drop to $50.25, its lowest since November 30 when OPEC announced its supply accord. Also, sharp crude oil price movements in a short period of time determine inventory gains and losses for these companies.
Bulls' Dwyane Wade out for rest of season with elbow injury
With Wade out for the remainder of the regular season, the Bulls will face an uphill battle in their attempt to make the playoffs. He has teamed with All-Star Jimmy Butler to try to provide scoring and veteran leadership to a team seemingly in transition.
William and Kate visit Paris
Middleton was joined by her husband Prince William who served as the Colonel of the Irish Guards after his appointment in 2011. Prince William has drawn a lot of flak for missing the Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey for his trip to Verbier.
Nintendo to double Switch production following strong demand
This is the main reason why Nintendo has recently made a decision to double the production for their much appreciated console. GameStop has announced that they'll have fresh Nintendo Switch stock available on Wednesday, but only at in-store locations.
Police Search School After Shooting in Grasse
Several people were injured during a shooting Thursday at a secondary school in Grasse , France, along the French Riviera. In this image from TV, Police cordon off the area as people gather to view the nearby high school following the shooting .
Nintendo Switch Dock Returns to Online Store, Sans Cables
Trusted Reviews reports that nearly every one of the 1.5 million buyers of the Nintendo Switch also bought the new Zelda game. Does this strong start mean good things to come for Nintendo? The Nintendo Switch stock has been finally replenished.
There's only one way to save the Great Barrier Reef
The bleaching previous year of the reef "strongly reinforces the urgent need to limit climate change", says David Wachenfeld . Coral relies on a symbiotic relationship with algae to live, accepting photosynthesized food in return for a place to live.