One of the biggest digital ad services has banned Breitbart News from its platform for violating its rules against hate speech.
AppNexus said Tuesday that it decided to look into the conservative outlet’s content after receiving several complaints following Donald Trump’s appointment of Breitbart chairman Stephen Bannon as chief strategist.
The company’s audit team found several instances of language they thought had the potential to incite violence. Like many other big ad networks, AppNexus bars sites that traffic in unsavory activities like hate speech, pornography or media pirating. Read more…