Dating ads on youtube
Last month, You Tube lost 5 percent of its top advertisers in the US and Canada following a global uproar over its placement of ads from big companies alongside videos created by neo-Nazis and ISIS supporters.
The ad-tracking firm noted that four major advertisers — Starbucks, Dish, Pepsi and AT&T — yanked their ads from You Tube.
The boycott began last week after a Times of London investigation spurred many major European companies to pull their ads from You Tube.
American companies swiftly followed, even after Google promised Tuesday to work harder to block ads on "hateful, offensive and derogatory" videos.
The clip above will give you a demo, but it's simple to execute if you're keen to try it out.
Head over to You Tube, click on a recent video from any category, pause it and then hit the left and up arrow keys at the same time.
Verizon, AT&T, Johnson & Johnson and other major companies have pulled advertisements from You Tube after learning they were paired with videos promoting extremism, terrorism and other offensive topics, The New York Times reports.