Report: YouTube is running ads from major brands, including Samsung and Greenpeace, on climate change misinformation videos

Jan 16, 2020 - Fast Company

In total, 108 brands had their ads run on climate misinformation videos, including companies that pride themselves on their green stances. 

A new report from global activism nonprofit Avaaz reveals that YouTube’s algorithms are running ads from major brands on climate-change misinformation videos. In total, Avaaz identified 108 brands that were having their ads associated with climate change misinformation videos, including Samsung, L’Oréal, Decathlon, Danone, Warner Bros., and Carre...