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‘Death sentence’: Australian businesses damaged during lockdowns could face another hit if Google Search leaves, analysts say

Local businesses damaged during the coronavirus pandemic would likely struggle if Google Search left Australia, analysts warn. IBISWorld says restaurants, hairdressers, and some tourist accomodation could lose the ability to reach local customers through ads placed on Google Search. Google says it is prepared to remove Search from Australia if […]
‘Death sentence’: Australian businesses damaged during lockdowns could face another hit if Google Search leaves, analysts say
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Facebook took down Trump ads that claimed it was already Election Day

Facebook pulled down four sets of Trump ads on Tuesday, two of which implied it was already Election Day. The Trump ads all featured the copy “Vote today!” and two of them contained the phrase “election day is today!” Facebook said it took the ads down for violating its ad […]
Facebook took down Trump ads that claimed it was already Election Day
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The Trump campaign accidentally gave YouTube ad money to Chinese state media

The Trump campaign is unintentionally funding Chinese and Russian state media outlets by running YouTube ads on their channels, a new study found. At least 22 Trump campaign ads ran on YouTube channels linked to the Chinese government this month alone, according to an analysis of thousands of YouTube videos […]
The Trump campaign accidentally gave YouTube ad money to Chinese state media