Corporate Crimes

Google executives and Facebook CEOs oversaw an illegal ad auction deal, states allege

Google executives and Facebook CEOs oversaw an illegal ad auction deal, states allege

Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg (left) and Google CEO, Sundar Pichai. Reuters The chief executives of Google and Facebook personally oversaw an illegal 2018 deal that gave Facebook an edge in Google’s ad auctions, a group of state attorneys general claimed, led by Texas in an amended antitrust complaint against Google on Friday. Facebook, …

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Google Misleading Publishers & Advertisers, Uncertified Colleges of Claim

Google Misleading Publishers & Advertisers, Uncertified Colleges of Claim

Google misled publishers and advertisers for years about the prices and operations of its ad auctions, and devised secret programs that slashed sales for some companies while raising prices for buyers, according to newly unredacted allegations and details in a lawsuit filed by the state’s attorney general. Meanwhile, Google snatched the difference between what it …

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