Online advertising

Reduced Banking Activity Leads to a Decline in Paid Ad Impressions amid Pandemic

Data obtained by indicates that the banking industry paid ad impression declined by 68.57% in the first 22 weeks of 2020 compared to a similar period last year.  The slump is a direct impact of the Coronavirus pandemic that has affected most sectors of the economy.

Reduced banking activity leads to a decline in paid ad impressions

France Fined Google EUR 150 Million

France's competition authority fined Google EUR 150 million ($ 167 million) for abuse of its dominant position in the search advertising market, BTA reported

In a first-of-its-kind sanctioning of the US giant, the authority also ordered Google to "clarify the rules for operating its Google Ads advertising platform and account suspension procedures" for certain advertisers.

Is Google Working with a Healthcare Company on a Secret Project to Collect Personal Information from Millions of Americans?

Google, whose parent company is Alphabet, has partnered with a health care company on a secret project to collect the personal health data of millions of Americans from 21 states, Reuters reported, citing a publication in the Wall Street Journal.

Google Is Paying 945 Million Euro to End a Tax Dispute in France

The US Internet giant Google has agreed a deal worth a total of $ 945 million ($ 1.0 billion) to end a tax dispute in France, according to an agreement announced in court Thursday. The company will pay a € 500 million tax evasion fine, as well as a further € 465 million in claims settlement with the French tax authorities.