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Trishla Ostwal

Trishla is Adweek's tech policy reporter covering big tech through the lens of privacy and security, data protection, regulation, antitrust and more. A 2021 graduate of Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, Trishla previously worked as an agency strategist and content creator for 22feet Tribal Worldwide and Yellow Seed.

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Why More Companies Are Opposing the Texas Social Media Law

Platforms

Lobbyists fear that if the law is passed, advertisers will leave in droves.

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Twitter Tightens Policy on Misinformation and False Reporting

Social Media

Tweets that are determined to contain misinformation will not be pulled from the platform, but they will be blocked from algorithmic promotion.

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Privacy Orgs Are Media Agencies’ Next Big Investment

Media Agencies

Agencies are expanding their privacy competencies and shifting away from leaning solely on legal teams.

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Tech Platforms May Get a 5-Person Federal Watchdog Group

Programmatic

Sen. Michael F.Bennet of Colorado introduced a bill last week to establish a new five-person commission that would be responsible for protecting people against tech platforms like Facebook and Twitter, [...]

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This Company Is Paying People to Decline Cookies

Programmatic

Educating consumers about what they’re accepting and opting into is a priority for Klaviyo.

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In Four Months, Neeva has Grown to Half a Million Monthly Active Users

Platforms

U.S. based privacy-centric search engine Neeva plans to expand in Europe.

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Tinder Parent Company Accuses Google of Holding It Hostage Over In-app Payments

Platforms

The issue at stake is Google’s mammoth influence and control over the Android app distribution.

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Musk’s $44 Billion Twitter Buyout Under Antitrust Review, per Report

Platforms

Concerns have been raised about its impact on free speech.

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Google Has Already Blocked More Than 8 Million Ads Related to the War in Ukraine

Programmatic

The tech platform is cracking down on advertisers and publishers looking to profit from controversy.

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Meta Touts Reels and Brands in the Metaverse at NewFronts

NewFronts

Wendyverse ads drove higher-than-average ad recall.