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Facebook Removes 500 Political Pages Ahead Of US Mid-Terms

Facebook Removes 800 Political Pages Ahead Of US Mid-Terms Next month will see the mid-term elections in the US. For those unaware, these are elections that are held half-way ...

October 12, 2018 at 4:44 pm by

Advertising Standards Upholds Complaints Against YouTube

Advertising Standards Authority Upholds Several Complaints Made Against YouTube If YouTube has been under scrutiny for anything in the last year, with the exception of ...

June 13, 2018 at 8:37 pm by

Facebook Wants to Tell You What Advertisers Know about You

Facebook is trying to be more transparent. Given the recent Cambridge Analytica fiasco, it makes sense for Facebook to try to redeem itself in our eyes. Remember when we told ...

April 24, 2018 at 6:14 pm by
YouTube to Scrap 30-second Unskippable Ads

YouTube to Scrap 30-second Unskippable Ads

It may not sound like a long time, but try putting your hand on an open flame, or get in the ring with Mike Tyson, or watch a YouTube ad and see how long 30 seconds feel. The ...

February 18, 2017 at 4:58 pm by
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Facebook Will Use Algorithms to Fight Ad Discrimination

Ad discrimination is a pretty serious issue on Facebook, and when those in charge of the social network found out that some advertisers were using “ethnic ...

February 9, 2017 at 5:01 pm by
Google Mobile Ads Penalized

Google Penalizing Mobile Websites with Intrusive Pop-up Ads

Traffic from mobile internet browsing has increased significantly over the past few years due to more and more people using their smartphone to access websites but this has ...

January 21, 2017 at 9:30 pm by

Samsung Forcing Ads to Enable Smart TV Features

The HomeTheater subreddit is in a fury today regarding Samsung and their policies on smart TV features and advertising. User Azara1th reported that his $1,500 TV is ...

December 14, 2016 at 11:00 pm by
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Facebook to Bypass Ad-Blockers

Numerous news sites have declared war on ad-blocking software this year – the likes of Forbes, New York Times, and Wired have already instituted a policy of withholding ...

August 9, 2016 at 8:00 pm by
YouTube

YouTube Introducing Unskippable Ads

Google has announced that it is set to introduce unskippable ads to YouTube videos, in the form of six-second “bumper ads”. The length of the new ads is only one second ...

April 26, 2016 at 9:40 pm by

How To Disable Windows 10 Lock Screen Adverts

Windows 10 has caused a debate amongst users, both those who have adopted the new operating system and those who have decided to stay with the older operating systems. One of ...

March 26, 2016 at 1:45 pm by

For One Day Ads Will Be Replaced By Anti-Censorship Messages

We all enjoy browsing the internet, viewing all your favourite sites and then suddenly you find a pop up appear advertising a new product that you “must buy” or a ...

March 12, 2016 at 9:00 am by
TMZ

TMZ Falls Victim to Malvertising Campaign

Malicious online activity in the form of hacks, malware and viruses have seen an exponential increase over the past 5 years, the rise in the number of consumers online ...

February 5, 2016 at 9:55 am by

Brave – The Browser That Blocks All External Ads

Created by Brendan Eich, co-founder and ex-CEO of Mozilla, yesterday revealed the new “Brave” browser, which disables all online ads and their associated tracking. ...

January 22, 2016 at 6:00 am by

Mozilla to Remove Ads From Firefox (Eventually)

Over the last year, Mozilla has been experimenting with integrating ads into its popular browser, Firefox, in an attempt to integrate them into the tiles on new tab page (and ...

December 5, 2015 at 6:00 pm by

Online Trolls and Racists Being Targeted With Billboard Ads Near Their Homes

Online bullies, trolls and other people hiding behind the half-anonymity of the internet while insulting people have been a cancer on our society for quite some time and it ...

December 1, 2015 at 9:28 am by


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