Big companies withdraw from it Twitter their advertising campaigns as their advertising messages appeared next to posts related to child pornography, the companies told Reuters.
Dyson, Mazda, Forbes and PBS Kids pulled their ads, while companies from Walt Disney Co, NBC Universal, Coca-Cola Co, to a children’s hospital were among more than 30 ads that appeared on Twitter account profiles. , promoting electronic links that led to material child pornographyaccording to a Reuters investigation into profile accounts found in a new investigation into online child sexual abuse by cybersecurity group Ghost Data.
Some of the posts included keywords related to rape and teenagers and appeared alongside product-promoting posts from the companies’ advertisers, a Reuters investigation found and reported by the Athens-Macedonian News Agency.
For example, a promotional post from footwear and footwear company Cole Haan appeared next to a post that one user said “promoted child and adolescent pornography.”
“We are terrifiedsaid David Maddox, head of product marketing at Cole Haan, when the company’s ads were found to be appearing next to posts with the content described above. “Either Twitter will fix this or we will fix it by whatever means we can, including not buying advertising space from this social network,” he warned.
Source: News Beast