Digital

LinkedIn Pulled the Plug on 21.6 Million Fake Accounts in the First Half of 2019

98% of them were uncovered via the professional network’s automated defenses.

A Report Led by Ex-Sen. Jon Kyl Spotlighted Conservatives’ Issues With Facebook

One policy change has emerged thus far, involving the depiction of medical tubes in ads.

Facebook Is Developing a News Tab and Hiring Journalists to Curate the Top News Section

Algorithms will populate other areas.

Facebook’s Clear History Tool, Now Called Off-Facebook Activity, Is Finally Rolling Out

Its gradual introduction will begin in Ireland, South Korea and Spain.

Facebook: Here’s How to Change Your Memories Notifications Settings

Choose how to be alerted.

At NexTech, Marquee Names Discussed the Future of Ad Tech

Featuring execs from companies like Google, Neustar, Electronic Arts and S4 Capital.

Twitter Will No Longer Accept Ads From State-Controlled Media Entities

The social network also suspended 936 Chinese accounts for actions aimed at Hong Kong.

MLB Sleeve Patches Could Be More Valuable Than NBA Jersey Ads, According to Nielsen Analysis

The measurement firm used computer vision to estimate the value of a baseball uniform ad.

YouTube Originals Are No Longer Exclusive to YouTube Premium Subscribers

They will be available to all viewers free-of-charge, supported by ads.

Twitter Open-Sourced Its Rezolus Tool, Which Helps It Detect Usage Spikes

The "high-resolution systems performance telemetry agent" more easily uncovers short bursts.