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Deceptive Digital Marketing Claim Filed Against Pepsi

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Consumer groups filed a complaint against Pepsico and Frito-Lay for online marketing to teens that included immersive games and intrusive social media.

The online marketing campaigns included video games labeled “Hotel 626”, “Asylum 626” and “Doritos Rhianna Late Night” an music experience with pop star Rhianna. Continue reading Deceptive Digital Marketing Claim Filed Against Pepsi

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International Webtivists Question Facebook’s Internet.org

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67 civil society groups around the world write open letter to Facebook questioning the Internet.org program to provide walled garden Internet service to underserved populations in the developing world.

The government of India prevented internet.org from being marketed in the country after the campaign was launched.

To join the campaign against Internet.org, click here.  Continue reading International Webtivists Question Facebook’s Internet.org

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AT&T and Verizon: What Digital Divide?

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by Gerry SmithHuffington Post

To help close the digital divide, the Federal Communications Commission is offering phone companies millions of dollars to expand high-speed Internet service to rural Americans.

But the nation’s two largest phone companies — AT&T and Verizon — have told the FCC to keep the money. Continue reading AT&T and Verizon: What Digital Divide?

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