July 25, 2017

Over 1.7 Billion Bad Ads Taken Down by Google Last Year

January 26, 2017 WebProBusiness

Google more than doubled the amount of ads it took down in 2016 from its platform compared to 2015, removing over 1.7 billion “bad” ads. Why take down so many ads? “Ultimately, bad ads pose a threat to users, Google’s partners, and the sustainability of the open web itself,” said […]

The Story of My Vlog, 27 Million Views Later

September 7, 2016 WebProBusiness

Ryan Lung started his YouTube video channel after graduating from Cornell University in 2011 and searching out daily video updates on YouTube as entertainment because he didn’t have a TV. That experience inspired him to launch his VlogAfterCollege YouTube channel. “When I first graduated from college, I didn’t have TV,” […]

Can Adblocking Kill the Free Internet?

August 8, 2016 WebProBusiness

Can adblocking kill the free internet? “It’s inconceivable, I think, that we would simply just allow this threat from adblocking to continue without actually having a strategy,” says IAB UK’s Steve Chester. “It’s something which we will have to develop. I don’t underestimate that it’s potentially an existential threat.” The […]