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Google Caught in Patronising Scam While Turning Down a Legitimate Cryptocurrency Exchange
May 04, 2020 at 11:37
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Google Caught in Patronising Scam While Turning Down a Legitimate Cryptocurrency Exchange
On April 30, GoogleAds were exposed in sponsoring phishing ads for scam alternatives to crypto exchange CoinCorner. Meanwhile, the company itself failed to secure its spot with the search engine’s promoted ads. Therefore, this puts into question the entire attitude of big tech towards cryptocurrency.
Another Cryptocurrency Scam Project Involves Celebrities to Promote Their Scheme
Apr 27, 2020 at 13:14
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Another Cryptocurrency Scam Project Involves Celebrities to Promote Their Scheme
It seems using the names of celebrities has become a trend among scammers. Another fraudulent investment platform Bitcoin Pro uses fake endorsements from CNN anchor Jake Tapper.
Steven Seagal Fined $314k by SEC for Illegally Promoting ICO Ads
Feb 29, 2020 at 09:06
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Steven Seagal Fined $314k by SEC for Illegally Promoting ICO Ads
Steven Seagal will pay $314,000 to settle allegations of unlawful cryptocurrency advertising, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said. In 2018, the actor on social networks urged people not to miss the opportunity to participate in the initial public offering of cryptocurrency (ICO) Bitcoiin2Gen (B2G).
Google's Cooperation Agreement With Ubex Gives New Meaning To Blockchain-Based Programmatic Advertising
Sep 03, 2019 at 12:08
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Google's Cooperation Agreement With Ubex Gives New Meaning To Blockchain-Based Programmatic Advertising
The blockchain-based Ubex platform has reached a new milestone in the integration of its product into the global advertising ecosystem by signing a cooperation agreement with Google. Such a major step in the adoption of blockchain technologies and the expansion of Ubex’s ad display reach on global audiences through the use of the Google Ad Network comes as the platform is preparing for full scale commercial launch.
Amazon is Seeking a Software Engineer to Put Ads on Blockchain
Aug 09, 2019 at 10:15
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Amazon is Seeking a Software Engineer to Put Ads on Blockchain
The United States multinational electronic commerce firm Amazon.com Inc., based in Seattle, is working on integrating blockchain tech in the advertising sector. The e-commerce bull is seeking for a competent software engineer with experience in distributed ledger technology (DLT).
Nestlé, McDonald’s and Virgin Media will Try Blockchain
Jul 22, 2019 at 12:36
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Nestlé, McDonald’s and Virgin Media will Try Blockchain
Topnotch company Nestlé (a food and beverage firm), McDonald’s (a US fast food firm) and Virgin Media Ltd (a UK telecom company) have engaged in the JICWEBS distributed ledger tech (DLT) trial to enhance trust as well as transparency in digital advertising. JICWEBS was formed by the United Kingdom and Ireland media sector to guarantee independence, maverick and affinity of measurement on the web.
Facebook Promotes Itself in Leading Cryptocurrency News Magazines
Jun 18, 2019 at 09:15
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Facebook Promotes Itself in Leading Cryptocurrency News Magazines
Google has ordered advertising of the Facebook brand on Coinidol.com, one of the world’s leading cryptocurrency news magazines, despite Facebook’s ban of most cryptocurrency advertising since January 2018. This move is evidence that Facebook is looking for support from the world crypto community to gain trust in its new cryptocurrency FaceCoin (allegedly named Libra or GlobalCoin), that is announced to be issued in Q1 2020.
 Facebook Softens its Ads Policies on Cryptocurrency
May 10, 2019 at 13:32
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Facebook Softens its Ads Policies on Cryptocurrency
The giant IT and social media company Facebook is improving its ads policies related to blockchain technology and cryptocurrency. The company recently announced that it wants to relax its imposed ban on blockchain, Bitcoin and other monetary goods and services adverts. However, the initial coin offerings (ICOs) ban will go on.
Search Engine Bing Blocked Over 5M Crypto Ads
Mar 28, 2019 at 16:06
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Search Engine Bing Blocked Over 5M Crypto Ads
In its report published on Monday, March 25 dubbed “Ad quality year in review 2018,” the Microsoft-owned advertisement platform and a web search engine – Bing – revealed that it blocked more than 5 million crypto-related ads.
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