Advertisers allege Facebook hid the fact that no one watches video ads

Enlarge According to a newly public filing in an ongoing lawsuit, a group of advertisers now says that Facebook has been willfully withholding information about how much time its users spend watching paid ads—if more people spend more time watching ads, then those ads can command higher rates. The case of LLE One LLC et […]

Facebook punishes liberal news site after fact check by right-wing site

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Eoneren) Facebook yesterday gave a “false rating” to an article written by a liberal news site after a conservative publication used by Facebook as a fact checker claimed the article was incorrect. The article in question, published by ThinkProgress, was titled, “Brett Kavanaugh said he would kill Roe v. Wade […]

Google CEO Sundar Pichai revealed a jaw-dropping fact about its translation app that shows how much money is still sitting on the table (GOOGL, GOOG)

Stephen Lam/Reuters Google Translate could end up being the search giant’s next hit product. The service now translates 143 billion words a day and saw a boost in use during the World Cup. Google doesn’t sell ads on the service, but its potential appeal for advertisers is obvious. Google has a long list of hit […]

A Trump administration ‘myth vs fact’ sheet on its family separation policy deliberately avoids the most important point about the scandal

Susan Walsh/AP The Trump administration is under fire for its policy of separating children from their parents at the US-Mexico border. As a result, the Department of Homeland Security has published a supposed fact check of its family separation policy. It details “myths” about the policy, and blames the media and congressmen for negative stories […]

Gasp! Rachel Maddow reveals shocking fact that North Korea has a border with Russia

Regular MSNBC viewers will be familiar with Rachel Maddow and her affinity for Russiagate speculation; but the conspiracy-happy host has finally gone off the deep end with her coverage of the Singapore nuclear summit this week. On Tuesday’s episode of her show, Maddow launched an 18-minute long attempt to prove that the person who benefited […]

Demystifying GDPR: Separating fact from fiction

GUEST: GDPR has a serious PR problem. From the dominating narrative surrounding this impending law, you would think it’s ominously looming over organizations across the globe like the sinister, tentacled black cloud monster that terrorizes the kids from “Stranger Things.” It is true that no one really knows exactly what is going to happen once […]

easyJet pilot is the youngest female captain in the WORLD – and reveals this industry fact

easyJet pilot Kate McWilliams is the youngest female captain in the world. At just 26-years-old, she became the youngest when she became a captain with easyJet. She began training at the age of 19 when she built up her flying career in New Zealand. By 21, she had joined easyJet as First Officer and became […]

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Fact Checking American Airlines Flight Attendant Claims to Sell You a Credit Card

AA Crew’s Dubious Claims When Selling Credit Cards Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include […]