A little-known investigative unit inside search giant Google regularly forwarded detailed personal information on the company’s users to members of a counter-terrorist fusion center in California’s Bay Area, according to leaked documents reviewed by the Guardian.
Spearheading a start-up is a challenging endeavor at the best of times, let alone in a pandemic. When COVID-19 hit this spring, entrepreneurs from coast to coast were faced with an entirely new set of challenges. As the economy slowed and funding became tight, many start-ups were forced to quickly re-strategize. Companies that could keep going forward virtually did so. Most companies closed their premises, or remained open on a limited capacity.
Consumers have adapted to the increasing changes in the environmental, political and economic landscape as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. As Google outlines in its Covid-19 ads playbook, we are seeing changes threefold:
YouTube tops the overall rankings of a new social media platform audit conducted by IPG Mediabrands which aims to establish a benchmark on what a responsible platform looks like and to help enhance brand safety and media responsibility in advertising.