Marketing supremo Sir Martin Sorrell said he will maintain a high tempo in the face of Covid-19, as he made another acquisition in Latin America.
The number of TV ads seen by children has halved in the past six years, with the watchdog saying it is “mindful” of the need to stay vigilant in policing internet adverts as young people increasingly move to online viewing.
Advertising giant WPP has revealed job cuts as part of action to slash costs further after revenues slumped last month due to the coronavirus crisis.
The UK’s largest gambling firms have said they will remove all TV and radio advertising for games and products during the coronavirus lockdown.
Advertising giant WPP has unveiled measures to save around £2 billion to bolster its finances as it confirmed efforts to help promote global coronavirus information campaigns.
Facebook continues to resist pressure to ban political ads and said it will not limit targeting like tech rival Google.
Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has stood by his company’s decision to run political adverts after Twitter announced it would ban them.
Twitter has apologised for sharing personal contact information from users with advertisers which was only meant for account security purposes.
TikTok has decided not to allow paid political adverts on its platform, as the 2020 US election fast approaches.
Instagram has announced that tighter restrictions are to be imposed on some posts related to diet products and cosmetic surgery.
Facebook is to allow users to clear data which has been linked to their account based on their activity on other websites.
Twitter has revealed it may have used some people’s personal data to target them with advertising without their permission because of issues within the platform’s settings.
Huawei has been accused of pushing adverts onto the lockscreen of some of its mobile phones after some users complained of suddenly being served the adverts without warning.
Companies including Nestle and Fortnite maker Epic Games have suspended advertising on YouTube over claims their ads appeared next to offensive content on the video platform.
Website owners should be banned from sharing personal data about its users with advertisers, a report has recommended amid growing concern over people’s privacy online.
Facebook has begun enforcing its advert transparency and authorisation process for political adverts in the UK.
Facebook is introducing tools it says will increase transparency around political advertising on the platform in the UK.
Facebook says it is making advertising on the social network more “transparent” by publishing more information about the adverts firms are running on the site.
Facebook is changing its advertising policy to make sure gun accessories such as scopes or holsters are only shown to users over the age of 18.
Facebook has reiterated that it does not sell data from its users to advertisers.
Google’s attempts to tackle annoying adverts online have taken a step up with the launch of a new ad-filtering feature for its web browser Chrome.
Facebook has banned adverts for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies on its sites after recent criticism from users about scams and hoaxes being promoted in their newsfeed.
Hackers have hijacked advertising on adult site Pornhub to infect “millions” of users with malware, cyber security experts claim.
Facebook will provide the contents of 3,000 ads bought by a Russian agency to investigators in the US.
Great British Bake Off fans have said the Channel 4 version of the show felt “rushed” to make room for the adverts.