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Google parent Alphabet spikes 7% after smashing 4th-quarter expectations on digital ad sales during the holiday shopping quarter

Google parent Alphabet rose 7% after posting strong Q4 earnings that beat Wall Street expectations. The company’s fourth-quarter revenue rose 23% to $US46.43 million, driven by strong advertising growth. Alphabet revealed results from Google’s cloud business for the first time ever. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things […]
Google parent Alphabet spikes 7% after smashing 4th-quarter expectations on digital ad sales during the holiday shopping quarter
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YouTube has lately struggled to protect its vulnerable creators. Analysts say the platform may lack a business incentive to do anything about it.

YouTube has been struggling to monitor the hate speech, child exploitation, and other incidents affecting the platform’s most vulnerable creators and users. But some analysts say YouTube may not have much incentive to take drastic measures to fix the problem because the issues have failed to meaningfully affect the platform’s […]
YouTube has lately struggled to protect its vulnerable creators. Analysts say the platform may lack a business incentive to do anything about it.
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Facebook accounts for 20% of the global online ad market

This week, Facebook received some tough questions from the companies that advertise on its platform regarding their potential involvement in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Advertising has long made up the bulk of Facebook’s revenue, and as companies express their mistrust of the social media site, Facebook has attempted to increase […]
Facebook accounts for 20% of the global online ad market