Ben & Jerry's Joins #StopHateForProfit Campaign The campaign asks companies to halt advertisements on Instagram and Facebook, which it claims puts "profit over safety." Six organizations started #StopHateForProfit, including the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). The...
Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has defended the government’s late change to the school exam results system, saying, “I won’t apologise for the fact that we want to make these changes because we do believe they will benefit young people”. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Chief Inspector Brian McAleese of the British Transport Police gives a brief statement following the derailment of a ScotRail passenger train near Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire on Wednesday morning. Three people died and six people were injured in the incident. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Three people have died in a train derailment in Aberdeenshire and six people are injured, British Transport Police (BTP) have said. The force said those pronounced dead at the scene near Stonehaven include the train's driver. The 6.38am Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street ScotRail service crashed on Wednesday morning amid heavy rain and flooding. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Most of us would love to meet a celebrity, but it's the A-listers here who are excited to meet their favourite royals! Report by Dessentjacksonl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Paul Johnson, the Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, says the current economic state of the UK paints “a grim picture”, adding that this is “the biggest reduction in the economy probably in the whole of history”. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Global consumer products giants Coke and Unilever on Friday joined a growing list of more than 90 advertisers that have temporarily pulled ads from Facebook but went a step further and pulled ads from other social media platforms over complaints the industry is profiting from hate speech. Conway G. Gittens has the latest.
Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s said it will join other companies and stop advertising on Facebook. The boycott comes over concerns of the company’s role in spreading hate speech. Ben & Jerry’s said Facebook must take “clear and unequivocal actions” to deter racism and hate from being amplified. According to Business Insider, the NAACP and Anti-Defamation League called for advertisers to abandon Facebook.
Competition in the US wireless carrier market remains fierce, reports Business Insider. The Big Four US carriers are Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. In an attempt to avoid further competition on price, carriers began shifting their focus. Most added value to their mobile plans with new offerings to differentiate from the competition. New, expensive unlimited plan tiers loaded offer an array of features and choices.
J.D. Power announced its second-annual ranking of the car companies with the best brand loyalty. Honda came in third with 58.7% of Honda owners went with the brand again when buying a new car. Toyota is number two with 60.3%. The study found that 60.5% of Subaru owners went with the brand again when buying a new car. The worst performer? Fiat, which earned a loyalty rate of just over 10%.
Can the advertising industry convince the world's biggest tech companies to row back their plans to limit audience tracking? A new consortium of ad industry trade associations and brands thinks so. The..