In case you’re interested, you can now view Ask.com’s latest TV spots online.
CNET has word that Google is being sued for making billions of dollars in advertising by allowing child pornography and other obscene content.
The suit really doesn’t stand a chance considering what Google has in place.
A Google representative said Friday that the company prohibits child pornography in its products and removes all such content whenever the company finds or is made aware of it. “We also report it to the appropriate law enforcement officials and fully cooperate with the law enforcement community to combat child pornography,” spokesman Steve Langdon said in an e-mail.
John Battelle has been a busy guy recently. Not content with writing a NY bestseller, he’s also been putting together a new advertising platform for blogs.
FMâ€™s platform empowers advertisers to reach more than 70 million monthly pageviews on the leading technology, parenting and community-driven weblogs. Offering categorized and demographically relevant search and instant purchasing, Federated Mediaâ€™s new online advertiser toolkit makes designing and launching cost-effective campaigns simple.
â€œWhat brings advertisers to FM is the incredible conversations between authors and their readers,ï¿½? said John Battelle, Chairman and Publisher, in a statement. â€œOur platform makes it simple for advertisers to participate in these conversations – to join the authors and audience in a meaningful way.ï¿½?
Over at SEW, there’s some thought given to why the service is being re-branded from MSN adCenter to Microsoft adCenter. I think the answer is in the official press release…
“Ad-supported software services are an integral part of Microsoft’s plans to give consumers access to a broader variety of digital media, whenever they want and on whatever device they prefer,” said Ballmer. “Our close partnership with the ad community is extremely important to us as we evolve Microsoft from a software company into the world’s largest, most attractive provider of online media through MSN, Windows Live(TM) and adCenter.”
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