Twitter says Russians spent ~$1k on six Brexit-related ads

 Twitter has disclosed that Russian-backed accounts spent $1,031.99 to buy six Brexit-related ads on its platform during last year’s European Union referendum vote. Read More

from Social – TechCrunch https://techcrunch.com/2017/12/13/twitter-says-russians-spent-1k-on-six-brexit-related-ads/?ncid=rss
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Click-to-WhatsApp messaging buttons are now rolling out in Facebook ads

 WhatsApp has always said that it has no plans to put ads into its own app, but this is not stopping Facebook, which now owns WhatsApp, from figuring out other ways of monetizing the hugely popular messaging service, which has around 1 billion daily users. Today, Facebook is launching a new ad unit that will let businesses create a link between the two platforms: advertisers can now include… Read More

from Social – TechCrunch https://techcrunch.com/2017/12/13/click-to-whatsapp-messaging-buttons-are-now-rolling-out-in-facebook-ads/?ncid=rss
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