Canada’s biggest free event ads campaign could be hit with fines as Ontario says it is ready to hit back

Toronto — The province’s Liberal government is looking to put the finishing touches on its biggest free-event advertising campaign yet.In a letter to the Federal Government, Premier Kathleen Wynne’s office said the province plans to issue $30 million in annual fines to companies that fail to make their advertisements free of commercial interruption.“This is an unprecedented and unprecedented way to […]

What’s the difference between Instagram and Instagram Ads?

The world’s most popular photo sharing service is currently in the midst of a controversial advertising campaign to promote its new free car ads.As of Monday, Instagram will be using the hashtag “Free Car Ad” in its advertisements for cars, which will appear alongside the company’s own ads.Instagram’s Free Car Ad campaign will launch with a 30-second spot on Tuesday, […]

How to stop free advertising in Singapore’s most popular social media sites

A new piece of free advertising software called Facebook Ads Free will take over Singapore’s social media platforms, with users seeing ads for free and paying for them in return.The software, which launched in May, aims to eliminate advertisements from its platforms in the country, as well as its main competitor, Facebook.“We are proud to be Singapore’s largest ad network, […]