Scott Nover

Scott Nover

Platforms Reporter
Scott Nover is a platforms reporter at Adweek, covering social media companies and their influence. He has written about media, technology and politics for The Atlantic, The Washington Post Magazine, Vox and more.

Social Media Platforms Have a Tough Task Combating Coronavirus Misinformation

Facebook, Twitter and others are limiting employee travel—and trying to stop the flow of misinformation on their platforms.

Mike Bloomberg Drops Out of Presidential Race After Spending $558 Million on Ads

Super Tuesday's big winner, Joe Biden, spent almost nothing on ads.

Super Tuesday States Lavished With $316 Million in Ads

Bloomberg, who has spent $551 million on ads, has focused his energy on the 14 states that go to the polls today.

7 in 10 Americans Don’t Want Political Campaigns Microtargeting Them

Eighty-one percent of Americans said ads featuring an incorrect election date should be banned outright, according to a new poll.

YouTube Wins Big in Censorship Case, but New Restrictions for Platforms Might Be Coming

YouTube's victory against PragerU affirms that the First Amendment doesn't apply to private companies, but bigger battles are brewing.

Facebook Cancels F8 Developer Conference Citing Coronavirus Outbreak

Facebook is cancelling its F8 Developer Conference, citing concerns over coronavirus.

Google Will Invest $10 Billion in U.S. Data Centers and Offices in 2020

Google CEO Sundar Pichai said the search giant will build new facilities in 11 states.

The Limits of Mike Bloomberg’s Massive Ad Spend

While his unrivaled advertising in Super Tuesday states gave the billionaire a bump, money alone cannot deliver him the presidency.

Uber Inks Deal With Adomni to Put Ad Displays Atop Vehicles

Deal with Adomni marks the first time Uber has rolled out a company-sponsored ad platform of its own.

The Circle’s Joey Sasso Preaches the Gospel of Being Real Online

He sees social media in a totally different light after winning the Netflix reality competition.