Tag Archives: Ads

Amazon said to launch mobile ads, in threat to Google, Facebook

Amazon.com Inc has hit on a new way to grab a chunk of the 9 billion digital advertising market now dominated by Google and Facebook Inc: sell video spots on the e-commerce giant’s smartphone shopping app. Amazon.com Inc has hit on a new way to grab a chunk of the $129 billion digital advertising market now dominated by Google and Facebook Inc: sell video ... Read More »

Google Says It’s Removing Over ‘100 Bad Ads Every Second’

] HIGHLIGHTS Scammers were purchasing search ads: WSJ “They were masquerading as authorised service agents for companies” Google will roll out a verification programme in coming months Google is removing over 100 scam advertisements every second for violating its policies and will soon implement a verification programme to further weed out bad actors from its platform. After The Wall Street Journal reported that ... Read More »

LG G6, G6+, Q6, and X charge are now Amazon Prime Exclusive phones, cheaper with ads

The latest smartphone brand to join Amazon’s Prime Exclusive program is LG. Starting today, you can order four LG handsets through this arrangement, where you pay less for devices but have to put up with ads on the lock screen. The LG G6+ can be yours for $499.99 in this system, the G6 is priced at $399.99, the Q6costs $229.99, and the X charge is $149.99. Per ... Read More »

Apple bets on cuteness with the new Portrait mode ads

Apple launched two new 15-second video ads on YouTube and we expect to see them soon on TV. They focus on the Portrait mode in the iPhone 7 Plus. The main protagonists in the two videos are a dog and a little boy. The spots compare normal photo with Portrait photo and go for some cheeky wordplay as a punchline ... Read More »

Ad,blockers,circumvent,Facebook’s,unblockable,ads

Let the whack-a-mole game begin. A mere two days after Facebook blocked ad blocking software, the ad blockers have managed to block Facebook’s ad blocker-blocker. Thursday morning, Adblock Plus announced that a new filter for banning Facebook’s ads has been added to the main EasyList filter list used by the extension. Here’s how to force Adblock Plus’s filter list to ... Read More »

Google Tells Developers How to Fight Back Against Apple’s War on Ads

The release of iOS 9 is around the corner and some of the biggest changes in Apple’s new mobile OS involve enhancing users’ security and privacy. One such feature is called App Transport Security (ATS), which aims to secure all communication between an app and any Web-based services it interacts with. Apple says App Transport Security “is a feature that ... Read More »