Pinterest said it will ban all ads with weight-loss language and imagery on its platform. This expands on Pinterest’s existing ad policies, which the company said prohibited ads for weight loss supplements, procedures such as liposuction and fat burning and claims regarding unrealistic cosmetic results. It’s unclear how rampant weight-loss ads were on Pinterest, and as a result, how much this...
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China’s Tech Crackdown Is a Geopolitical Play
It hardly bears repeating that 2021 was a rough year for China’s platform companies. The firehose of new regulations and rolling crackdowns on everything from data security to overseas listings cost Chinese shares—including those of Didi, Meituan, Pinduoduo, JD.com, Tencent, and ByteDance—42% of their cumulative value in the U.S. and Hong Kong. Not so long ago, China held up...
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