Iceland Skewers Mark Zuckerberg's Metaverse With New Tourism Ad
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Iceland Skewers Mark Zuckerberg's Metaverse With New Tourism Ad

On Thursday, Iceland released a new advertisement for tourism, mocking Facebook's (sorry Meta's) recent promises about how we will all live in the
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Covid live: Germany reports new record daily cases; WHO envoy advises minimising international travel

08:48 ITV, the UK's television network, is poised to record its best year in terms of advertising revenues in its 66 years. Businesses are investing
Meta Will Remove Ad Targeting Categories Perceived as Sensitive
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Meta Will Remove Ad Targeting Categories Perceived as Sensitive

It is becoming harder to target certain Facebook groups. This is a positive thing for society. Advertisers, not so much. Advertisement Meta,
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Zynga CEO on its blockchain gaming division and navigating the advertising crisis – TechCrunch

Zynga beat the street and its own guidance to report record third quarter revenue of $705M, an increase of 40% over the previous year. It also
Facebook and Instagram will delete ‘sensitive’ ad targeting groups linked to race, politics
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Facebook and Instagram will delete ‘sensitive’ ad targeting groups linked to race, politics

Meta, the new name of the parent company responsible for Facebook and Instagram, wants to be less creepy. A post on Meta for Business says that the
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Facebook will no longer allow advertisers to target political beliefs, religion, sexual orientation – TechCrunch

Facebook today announced that advertisers will not be able to target users based upon potentially sensitive topics such as health, sexual
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Europe’s digital rules reboot could tame Facebook, whistleblower Frances Haugen tells EU Parliament – TechCrunch

Frances Haugen, a Facebook whistleblower, gave a polished testimony before the European Parliament Monday. This was after similar sessions with US
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Sutton Hoo of the north: £10.4m visitor centre to celebrate Anglo-Saxon site

Chris Ferguson, a Guardian reporter, and 12 indifferent sheep were all standing in the great hall. There would have been a royal residence, and
Mattel Cuts Language About Surprise Home Visits From Job Ad
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Mattel Cuts Language About Surprise Home Visits From Job Ad

Mattel, the toymaker, has deleted language from its remote job description for American Girl that stated that certain employees would be subjected
Researchers Use Ancient Literature to Track 3,000 Years of Auroras
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Researchers Use Ancient Literature to Track 3,000 Years of Auroras

The time scale of aurora activity on Earth is variable. The magnetic poles move, and auroras may appear at different latitudes across the globe.