Tag: ads

Nov 13 2018

Nintendo Switch Black Friday 2018 Deals In Early Ads: Games, Consoles, And Accessories On Sale

The end of the year is almost here, which means we’re nearly in the holiday season–and that means that it’s nearly time for Black Friday 2018. Last year didn’t bring with it much in the way of Nintendo Switch deals, but now it’s approaching its two-year anniversary, and that’s led to more offers on both […]

Nov 13 2018

Xbox One Black Friday 2018 Deals From Early Ads: Xbox One Games, Consoles, And Accessories On Sale

We’re now less than two weeks out from Black Friday 2018. Xbox One deals are on the menu, as evidenced by many of the early ads that retailers have already released. Black Friday itself takes place on November 23, but we already know a lot of what to expect–as well as the fact that, in […]

Nov 06 2018

Google's Chrome 71 will block 'abusive' ads that trick you into clicking them

Google Chrome 71, due in December, will block what it calls “abusive” ads—ones that employ deceptive elements to trick users into clicking them them, Google said Monday. In fact, the new browser will remove all ads from sites that feature these types of ads, the company said in a blog post.  Google defines an abusive ad […]

Nov 06 2018

Google Chrome Will Soon Block Abusive Ads: Here's What That Means For You

Chrome 71 will block ads on websites that serve abusive ad experiences. The update is part of Google’s longstanding fight against terrible internet experiences because of ads.  ( Gerd Altmann | Pixabay ) Once Google updates Chrome to version 71, the world’s most popular browser will begin blocking every abusive ad on a website that’s filled […]

Oct 20 2018

Amy Schumer Says She Won't Do Superbowl Ads, And Also Maroon 5 Should Bow Out of Halftime Show

Photo: ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images Amy Schumer has never been coy about her opinions (e.g. she was recently arrested at a D.C. protest of the Brett Kavanaugh hearings). But really, what’s the worst that can happen if you’re following in Rihanna’s footsteps? After it was reported that the “Love On The Brain” singer declined an offer […]

Oct 15 2018

US wants drug prices in TV ads: 'Patients deserve to know'

The federal government said Monday that it wants to force drugmakers to disclose prices for prescription medicines in their TV commercials. The drug industry’s main trade group said drug companies are only willing to disclose the prices on their websites, not in commercials, and they’ll start doing that next spring. Health and Human Services Secretary […]

Oct 15 2018

Trump issues rule to require drug prices in TV ads, rejecting industry plan

The drug industry indicated it’s likely to mount a First Amendment legal challenge to the Trump administration’s plan to require companies to display the price of their drugs in their ads. | Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images The Trump administration on Monday moved to require drugmakers to disclose prices in consumer ads, just hours after branding a […]

Oct 15 2018

Pharma Industry Pushes Back Against Required Listing of Drug Prices in TV Ads

The effort to require that drug prices are included in TV ads has won bipartisan support. Photo: Rich Pedroncelli/Associated Press 0 Comments By Stephanie Armour Stephanie Armour The Wall Street Journal Biography @stepharmour1 Stephanie.Armour@wsj.com Oct. 15, 2018 6:35 p.m. ET The pharmaceutical industry is signaling resistance to a Trump administration plan to require that the […]

Oct 15 2018

Feds propose rules that would require drugmakers to disclose drug prices in TV ads

Jayne O’Donnell USA TODAY Published 5:44 PM EDT Oct 15, 2018 Federal health regulators proposed rules Monday that would require drugmakers to disclose the list price of drugs that cost more than $35 a month in their television ads.  The plan, announced by Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, would affect any drugs offered through the […]

Oct 15 2018

Drugmakers may have to disclose prices of medicine in television ads

The nation’s top health official proposed on Monday that pharmaceutical companies be required to include the list price of medicines in television advertisements to consumers – the boldest element of a series of efforts by the Trump administration to curb drug spending. Under a major change laid out by Health and Human Services Alex Azar […]