• Nevada's GOP Senatorial Primary Race Gets Off To An Early TV Ad Start
    How do you know when a Senate primary race is going to be long and expensive? When TV ads begin breaking in the state seven months before the primary. That's what's happening in Nevada, where Republican incumbent Dean Heller is facing off against Republican businessman Danny Tarkanian. In the new spot, promotes himself as a regular guy with humble roots, as well as his ties to President Donald Trump.
  • The Bottom Line: How Russia's Fake Ads Are Impacting Facebook's Financials
    While most of the attention surrounding Russia's placement of disinformation ads on Facebook has focused on the cost to American society, the Financial Times analyses the financial cost it is having on Facebook itself. While Facebook's shares continue to trade near their historical highs, the social network is investing significant resources in people and technology to thwart similar efforts in the future.
  • The Bottom Line: How Russia's Fake Ads Are Impacting Facebook's Financials
    While most of the attention surrounding Russia's placement of disinformation ads on Facebook has focused on the cost to American society, the Financial Times analyses the financial cost it is having on Facebook itself. While Facebook's shares continue to trade near their historical highs, the social network is investing significant resources in people and technology to thwart similar efforts in the future.
  • 'Black Matters' Ad May Have Been 'Precursor' To Broader Russian Effort
    An ad featuring Freddie Gray and two other African Americans who died in encounters with police that was placed by Russian operatives on Facebook may have been a "precursor" to a broader disinformation campaign to disrupt American politics, reports "The Baltimore Sun."
  • Riding In Vans With Ex-Cons, 'Scott Wagner For Governor'
    Most brands wouldn't want their names associated with a prisoner re-entry program, but when you're a political brand (ie. candidate) running for Governor or a state, it could be a good adjacency. At least that's what someone involved in the "Scott Wagner for Governor" campaign thought when they put the candidate's campaign signs on two vans for a community-based prisoner re-entry group in the Philadelphia area.