TechCrunch: UK Facebook users now have a tool to report scam ads

Facebook has launched a tool for UK users to report ads they suspect of being scams. The feature can be accessed by clicking the three dots in the top right corner of each ad on Facebook, then selecting ‘Report ad’, then ‘Misleading…

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TechCrunch: WPP sells 60% of market research giant Kantar to Bain, valuing Kantar at $4B

Some M&A is afoot in the world of market research and analysis: WPP today announced that it would sell 60% of Kantar — the firm that provides stats and insights on how consumers buy and think of products in services…

TechCrunch: Facebook’s searchable political ads archive is now global

Facebook has announced it’s rolled out a basic layer of political ads transparency globally, more than a year after launching the publicly searchable ads archive in the US. It is also expanding what it dubs “proactive enforcement” on political ads…

TechCrunch: UK Internet attitudes study finds public support for social media regulation

UK telecoms regulator Ofcom has published a new joint report and stat-fest on Internet attitudes and usage with the national data protection watchdog, the ICO — a quantitative study to be published annually which they’re calling the Online Nation report.…

TechCrunch: Talk key takeaways from Facebook’s F8 with TechCrunch writers

Facebook’s annual F8 developer conference is taking over the McEnery Convention Center Center in San Jose this week and TechCrunch will be on the ground covering any and all announcements. The week is sure to have its fair share of…