Political advertisement on autos: Delhi HC reserves judgement

The Delhi High Court on Friday reserved its judgement on a plea seeking quashing of the city government's guideline banning "political advertisements" on public service vehicles even as it said that "as one political party got benefit out of it, so you want to ban it".

Priyanka Chopra offered 11 crore endorsement deal?
Priyanka Chopra offered 11 crore endorsement deal?

Bollywood's leading lady Priyanka Chopra, who is riding high on the success of recently released biopic 'Mary Kom' has more reasons to celebrate. If reports are to be believed, the former beauty queen has been offered an endorsement deal worth Rs 11 crore by a leading brand.

There can`t be pre-censorship of public advertisements: Delhi HC

The Delhi HC said "there can`t be any pre-censorship" of public advertisements and sought the city government`s response on whether the term "political" can be removed from its guidelines for displaying ads on public vehicles.

Singapore warns maid agencies against `undignified` ads

Singapore has warned maid employment agencies in the city-state against "undignified" advertising following complaints by rights groups that domestic workers are being marketed as commodities.

Social media driving more traffic to retail sites

Retail websites these days are benefiting a lot from social media websites as they play a huge role in increasing the traffic to the site. Social media is a highly valuable tool for retailers and their businesses when it comes to customer reach, marketing and brand control.

Twitter set to add 15 new timeline ads

In the coming six months, Twitter is reportedly planning to add 15 new timeline ads, the first of which is expected to be added within a week.

Visitors to yahoo.com hit with malware attack: Researchers

Yahoo`s advertising servers have been distributing malware to hundreds of thousands of users over the last few days.

Instagram claims users loving its ads

Facebook-owned Instagram has reportedly said that users are loving the recently rolled out ads feature on its photo editing and sharing platform.

Big ad atop Google results points to broken promise

A large ad spied atop Google search results on Wednesday was seen as evidence that the Internet titan was breaking a promise that it would never resort to the tactic.

EC curb on surrogate ads by five poll-bound states

To curb surrogate advertising of central or state schemes by governments in the five poll-bound states, the EC has written to all Chief Secretaries and the Cabinet Secretary directing them not to advertise such welfare schemes.

Black magic ads banned in Mumbai suburban trains

Western Railway has banned illegal advertisements carrying messages of tantriks, black magicians and occultists inside the coaches of suburban trains.

Instagram to start displaying ads in photo feeds, promises to `start slow`

The legions of people who use Instagram will start to see advertising in their photo sharing feed in the next couple of months.

Law panel seeks response from parties on issuing ads

Amid an ongoing debate on electoral reforms, the Law Commission has asked whether a restriction should be imposed on governments for issuing advertisements highlighting their achievements six months prior to elections.

Now, IBF will accept net bills, advertisements back on TV

According to a press release issued by Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) advertisements are back on TV channels from 1 May 2013.

Google bans app developers form serving ads on `Google Glass`

Google has clearly told applications developers that they cannot serve ads to its Google Glass users, or even sell user data for advertising purposes.

Twitter to help advertisers target `relevant audience` on network

Microblogging site Twitter will now allow advertisers to directly target users with "promoted tweets" based on the interests they reveal in their tweets.

Jayalalithaa pilloried for publicity blitzkrieg

The state government`s advertisement, `The Vision for Tamil Nadu for 2023`, promises to transform Tamil Nadu into one of the country`s most prosperous and progressive states with high literacy levels and no poverty.

Neither I nor UPA govt helpless: Soni

Facing criticism from Opposition, I&B Minister Ambika Soni on Tuesday hit back saying neither she nor the UPA government was helpless in tackling the issue of telecast of offending advertisements on television.

Apple`s Siri sued again for overselling ability in ads

Siri, the voice-activated personal assistant program built into the Apple iPhone 4S, has been sued again for allegedly overselling its abilities in advertising and TV commercials.

Parties can publish ads in newspapers: EC

Maharashtra Election Commission
Wednesday said that the political parties can publish
advertisements in newspapers even as the campaigning for
tomorrow`s civic polls concluded last evening.