The controversial type of ad unit, which was the focus of a class action lawsuit, will soon be no more.
AT&T's top exec in Washington denies the company's new "sponsored data" service will hurt consumers, amid claims from digital rights advocates that it violates FCC Net neutrality rules.
Long-talked about, AT&T is the first of the carriers to pull the trigger on the 1-800 equivalent of data that wouldn't count against customers' caps.
The social network pays out $20 million and adds more user controls to settle a lawsuit over a feature that publicized users' "likes" on advertisements without permission or compensation.
A study from the Financial Times claims that products appearing at the top of a Google search are pricier than those that show up lower in the results.
Look familiar? The professional social network tries to boost revenue with a type of ad you're accustomed to finding on Twitter or Facebook.
Though search remains a top priority for Facebook, the company hasn't mastered how to make money from queries.
One of the world's oldest news services turns to one of the world's newest technologies to drum up extra revenue.
Social network agrees to pay $10 to each user who objected to having his or her name and image associated with ads.
The social network didn't reveal terms of the settlement, which ends a suit over a feature that would have publicized users' "likes" without permission or compensation.