Slashdot Items Tagged "advertising"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @11:48PM Why Stack Overflow Doesn't Care About Ad Blockers
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @11:13AM Adblock Fast Returns To Google Play a Week After Being Pulled
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @10:25AM Wired To Block Ad-Blocking Users, Offer Subscription
Monday February 08, 2016 @03:27AM Adblock Plus Maker Seeks Deal With Ad Industry Players
Thursday February 04, 2016 @06:38PM Samsung's AdBlock Fast Removed From the Play Store
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @12:23PM Online Ad Czar Berates Adblockers As Freedom-Hating 'Mafia'
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @08:25AM German Court: "Sharing" Your Amazon Purchases Is Spamming
Saturday January 23, 2016 @11:27PM DOJ and 4 States Want $24 Billion In Fines From Dish Network For Telemarketing
Friday January 22, 2016 @07:37PM Google Says It Killed 780 Million 'Bad Ads' In 2015
Thursday January 21, 2016 @08:19AM Former Mozilla CEO Launches Security-Centric Browser Brave
Saturday January 09, 2016 @07:36PM Forbes Asks Readers To Disable Adblock, Serves Up Malvertising
Thursday January 07, 2016 @09:38AM Malvertising Campaign Used a Free Certificate From Let's Encrypt
Friday December 04, 2015 @07:11PM Mozilla Ends the Advertisements In Firefox's New Tab Tiles
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @08:18AM New Campaign Features Internet Trolls On Roadside Billboards
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @08:17AM Companies Want To Insert Ads Into Unicode
Tuesday November 17, 2015 @08:11AM Snowden Says It's Your Duty To Use an Ad Blocker (for Security)
Friday November 13, 2015 @09:07PM Ad Networks Using Inaudible Sound To Link Phones, Tablets and Other Devices
Monday October 26, 2015 @11:52AM NY To Probe Broadband Providers Over Internet Speeds
Monday October 26, 2015 @10:01AM Judge: School's Facebook Post is a Campaign Contribution
Sunday October 18, 2015 @08:29PM Sprint Will Start Throttling Customers Who Exceed 23GB Monthly
Sunday October 18, 2015 @02:25PM Deja Vu: Microsoft's 2015 Surface Book Ad and Apple's 2014 'Your Verse' iPad Ad
Thursday October 15, 2015 @12:35PM Why Paywalls Need To Be So Fragile
Thursday October 15, 2015 @09:22AM Microsoft Now Uses Windows 10's Start Menu To Display Ads
Tuesday October 13, 2015 @11:36AM German Publisher Axel Springer Bans Adblocking Users From Bild Website
Sunday October 04, 2015 @11:10PM TiVo's Latest Offering Detects and Skips Ads, Adds 4K Capability
Sunday October 04, 2015 @09:31PM Google Lets Advertisers Target By (Anonymized) Customer Data
Sunday October 04, 2015 @02:18PM Chrome AdBlock Joining Acceptable Ads Program (And Sold To Anonymous Company)
Friday October 02, 2015 @06:44PM Motorola Marketed the Moto E 2015 On Promise of Updates, Stops After 219 Days
Thursday October 01, 2015 @10:30AM Xiaomi Investigated For Using Superlatives In Advertising, Now Illegal In China
Thursday October 01, 2015 @07:44AM The Real Cost of Mobile Ads
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @11:28AM Advertisers Already Using New iPhone Text Message Exploit
Thursday September 24, 2015 @02:19PM Mozilla Fixed a 14-Year-Old Bug In Firefox, Now Adblock Plus Uses Less Memory
Sunday September 20, 2015 @05:44PM AdBlock Plus Defends Ad Blocking, Applauds Marco Arment
Saturday September 19, 2015 @08:19AM AVG Proudly Announces It Will Sell Your Browsing History To Online Advertisers
Thursday September 17, 2015 @04:12PM One Day After iOS 9's Launch, Ad Blockers Top Apple's App Store
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @08:22AM Chrome 45 Launches, Automatically Pauses Less Important Flash Content, Like Ads
Saturday August 22, 2015 @05:24PM Why Google Wants To Sell You a Wi-Fi Router
Friday August 21, 2015 @09:31PM Amazon To Stop Accepting Flash Ads
Thursday August 20, 2015 @08:06AM New Rules Say UK Video Bloggers Must Be Clearer About Paid Endorsements
Thursday August 20, 2015 @07:33AM Google's Project Sunroof Tells You How Well Solar Would Work On Your Roof
Thursday July 23, 2015 @10:39AM Smartphone Apps Fraudulently Collecting Revenue From Invisible Ads
Saturday July 11, 2015 @09:38PM Twitter Yanks Ads UK Activists Say Could Trigger Seizures
Sunday June 28, 2015 @11:46AM Google Will Reduce Accidental Mobile Ad Clicks, With Mandatory Borders and More
Thursday June 18, 2015 @12:01PM Adblock Plus Can Now Be Rolled Out To Every Single Employee In a Company
Friday June 12, 2015 @06:54AM Microsoft Research Paper Considers Serving Web-ads From Localhost
Friday June 05, 2015 @05:24PM Chrome Beta Now Automatically Pauses Less Important Flash Content
Monday June 01, 2015 @05:38PM SourceForge and GIMP [Updated]
Saturday May 16, 2015 @06:38AM European Telecoms May Block Mobile Ads, Spelling Trouble For Google
Sunday May 03, 2015 @06:22PM Facebook Wants to Skip the Off-Site Links, Host News Content Directly
Tuesday April 07, 2015 @07:38AM Consumer Groups Bemoan Google's "Deceptive" Ads for Kids In FTC Complaint
Thursday March 26, 2015 @09:22AM NY Times: "All the News That Mark Zuckerberg Sees Fit To Print"?
Friday March 13, 2015 @07:17PM FAA Says Ad-Bearing YouTube Drone Videos Constitute "Commercial Use"
Monday March 02, 2015 @11:23PM That U2 Apple Stunt Wasn't the Disaster You Might Think It Was
Friday February 27, 2015 @07:23PM Google Reverses Stance, Allows Porn On Blogger After Backlash
Saturday February 21, 2015 @05:17PM Nvidia Faces Suit Over GTX970 Performance Claims
Thursday February 19, 2015 @08:48AM Lenovo Allegedly Installing "Superfish" Proxy Adware On New Computers
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @08:34AM AT&T To Match Google Fiber In Kansas City, Charge More If You Want Privacy
Tuesday February 03, 2015 @10:17AM Google, Amazon, Microsoft Reportedly Paid AdBlock Plus To Unblock
Friday January 16, 2015 @10:06PM Micromax Remotely Installing Unwanted Apps and Showing Ads
Thursday January 15, 2015 @03:05PM Ad Company Using Verizon Tracking Header To Recreate Deleted Cookies
Thursday January 01, 2015 @02:39PM Would Twitter Make President Obama 'Follow' the Tea Party If the Price Is Right?
Tuesday December 30, 2014 @10:53AM Lizard Squad: Xbox Live, PSN Attacks Were a 'Marketing Scheme' For DDoS Service
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @08:47AM AdNauseam Browser Extension Quietly Clicks On Blocked Ads
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @10:28AM A Mismatch Between Wikimedia's Pledge Drive and Its Cash On Hand?
Thursday November 20, 2014 @01:44PM Apple Swaps "Get" Button For "Free" To Avoid Confusion Over In-App Purchases
Saturday November 15, 2014 @05:31PM AT&T Stops Using 'Super Cookies' To Track Cellphone Data
Thursday November 13, 2014 @08:36AM Overbilled Customer Sues Time Warner Cable For False Advertising
Thursday November 06, 2014 @07:29PM Users Can't Distinguish Scams From Facebook's Features
Thursday November 06, 2014 @05:56PM EFF Hints At Lawsuit Against Verizon For Its Stealth Cookies
Thursday October 30, 2014 @01:17PM A Mixed Review For CBS's "All Access" Online Video Streaming
Thursday October 23, 2014 @01:12PM We Need Distributed Social Networks More Than Ello
Thursday October 23, 2014 @10:00AM Ello Formally Promises To Remain Ad-Free, Raises $5.5M
Monday October 20, 2014 @10:35AM Google Changes 'To Fight Piracy' By Highlighting Legal Sites
Saturday October 18, 2014 @01:02PM Snapchat Will Introduce Ads, Attempt To Keep Them Other Than Creepy
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @10:13AM Why Do Contextual Ads Fail?
Thursday October 02, 2014 @10:58AM Intel Drops Gamasutra Sponsorship Over Controversial Editorials
Friday September 19, 2014 @05:32PM Google's Doubleclick Ad Servers Exposed Millions of Computers To Malware
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @09:02AM European Commission Reopens Google Antitrust Investigation
Thursday August 28, 2014 @10:14AM Mozilla Rolls Out Sponsored Tiles To Firefox Nightly's New Tab Page
Sunday August 24, 2014 @10:23AM Sources Say Amazon Will Soon Be Targeting Ads, a la Google AdWords
Sunday July 27, 2014 @09:24AM Nasty Business: How To Drain Competitors' Google AdWords Budgets
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @07:09AM A New Form of Online Tracking: Canvas Fingerprinting
Thursday June 12, 2014 @01:37PM Facebook Lets Users Opt Out of Targeted Ads
Monday June 09, 2014 @03:25PM After Trademark Dispute, Mexican Carriers Can No Longer Use iPhone Name In Ads
Thursday May 29, 2014 @09:15AM Nintendo To Split Ad Revenue With Streaming Gamers
Thursday May 01, 2014 @07:41AM Google Halts Gmail Scanning for Education Apps Users
Sunday April 20, 2014 @12:59PM Google Aids Scientology-Linked Group CCHR With Pay-Per-Click Ads
Saturday April 05, 2014 @11:31AM Why No One Trusts Facebook To Power the Future
Saturday April 05, 2014 @10:02AM Microsoft's Security Products Will Block Adware By Default Starting On July 1
Friday March 14, 2014 @07:24PM Google Blurring Distinction Between Ads and Organic Search Results
Sunday March 02, 2014 @01:20PM The Facebook Ads Teens Aren't Supposed To See
Friday February 28, 2014 @09:36PM Free (Gratis) Version of Windows Could Be a Reality Soon
Thursday February 13, 2014 @08:23AM Mozilla To Show Sponsored Links To First-Time Firefox Users
Saturday February 08, 2014 @09:57AM Dirty Tricks? Look-Alike Websites Lure Congressional Donors
Thursday January 02, 2014 @05:06PM ABC Kills Next-Day Streaming For Non-Subscribers
Saturday December 28, 2013 @01:47PM How the Dark Lord of the Internet Made His Fortunes
Sunday December 15, 2013 @02:52PM Google Makes It Harder For Marketers To Collect User Data
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @08:28AM Twitter Will Track Your Browsing To Sell Ads
Thursday November 14, 2013 @03:36PM SourceForge Appeals To Readers For Help Nixing Bad Ad Actors
Friday November 08, 2013 @06:41PM The NSA Is Looking For a Few Good Geeks
Thursday November 07, 2013 @06:28PM GIMP, Citing Ad Policies, Moves to FTP Rather Than SourceForge Downloads
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @12:06PM Facebook Testing Screen-Tracking Software For Users
Thursday October 24, 2013 @10:18AM Google Testing Banner Ads On Select Search Results
Sunday October 13, 2013 @02:17AM Google ToS Change Means Your Photo Could Go In Ads
Saturday October 12, 2013 @07:34AM NY Comic Con Takes Over Attendees' Twitter Accounts To Praise Itself
Tuesday October 08, 2013 @11:42AM No FiOS In Boston? We'll Make an Ad Anyway
Saturday October 05, 2013 @03:52PM Microsoft Exec Says Xbox One Kinect Is Not Built For Advertising
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @08:52AM Facebook Delivers Viewer Engagement Reports To TV Networks
Saturday September 21, 2013 @01:31PM Facebook Launches Advanced AI Effort To Find Meaning In Your Posts
Friday September 20, 2013 @06:14PM Google May Replace Cookies With Unique AdIDs
Tuesday September 03, 2013 @07:02AM Facebook To Overhaul Data Use Policy
Friday August 16, 2013 @10:54PM The Next Frontier of Consumer Exploitation By Corporations
Friday August 16, 2013 @06:14PM Obama, Romney Data Scientists Strike Out On Their Own
Tuesday August 13, 2013 @12:07PM IAB Urges People To Stop "Mozilla From Hijacking the Internet"
Sunday August 11, 2013 @12:49PM Londoners Tracked By Advertising Firm's Trash Cans
Thursday August 01, 2013 @02:15PM Samsung Offered StackOverflow Users $500 For "Organic" Publicity
Thursday August 01, 2013 @08:30AM Fearful of Reader Reaction, Facebook Delays Video Ads
Sunday July 28, 2013 @02:51PM Consumer Rights Groups Take Issue With NTIA Code of Conduct For Mobile Apps
Saturday July 27, 2013 @05:43PM Retail Stores Plan Elaborate Ways To Track You
Friday July 26, 2013 @06:55PM Zuckerberg: Ads On Instagram "When the Right Time Comes"
Friday July 26, 2013 @08:48AM Mozilla Labs Experiment Distills Your History Into Interests
Thursday July 04, 2013 @11:31AM State Dept. Bureau Spent $630k On Facebook 'Likes'
Tuesday July 02, 2013 @11:50AM Microsoft To Add Ads To Smart Search
Tuesday June 25, 2013 @11:16AM Microsoft Pushing Bing For Search In Schools, With Ad-Removal Hook
Friday June 21, 2013 @07:01PM QANTAS Wants To Monitor Frequent Flyers' Home Internet
Friday June 21, 2013 @06:11PM Data Miners Liken Obama Voters To Caesars Gamblers
Thursday June 20, 2013 @07:40AM Stanford, Mozilla, Opera Launch Web Privacy Initiative
Tuesday May 28, 2013 @07:44AM Why Google's Display Ad Business Drew FTC Antitrust Probe
Friday May 10, 2013 @07:41PM Microsoft YouTube App Strips Ads; Adds Download
Saturday May 04, 2013 @10:24AM Ask Slashdot: What's Your Company's Marketing-to-Engineering Ratio?
Thursday May 02, 2013 @10:21AM Even the Ad Industry Doesn't Know Who's Tracking You
Thursday April 25, 2013 @10:21AM Microsoft Ad Campaign Puts a Hotspot Inside a Magazine
Thursday April 25, 2013 @07:37AM Startup Founder Plays Tech Press Like a Fiddle
Friday April 19, 2013 @06:51PM Android Users Get Scammed With In-App Antivirus Ads
Thursday April 18, 2013 @09:14AM Google Forbids Advertising On Glass
Tuesday April 16, 2013 @12:00PM Samsung Accused of Paying For Negative HTC Reviews
Saturday April 13, 2013 @06:26AM UK Gov To Investigate 'Aggressive' In-app Purchases
Tuesday April 02, 2013 @11:13AM Google Glass and Surveillance Culture
Tuesday March 26, 2013 @11:38AM European Carriers Complain To EU About Anti-Competitive Contracts With Apple
Thursday March 14, 2013 @08:30AM Google Removing Ad-Blockers From Play
Sunday March 10, 2013 @01:16AM Game Site Wonders 'What Next?' When 50% of Users Block Ads
Friday March 08, 2013 @08:33PM Mass. Bill Would Put Privacy Squeeze on Cloud Apps For Schools
Tuesday March 05, 2013 @08:34AM Shooting Yourself In the Foot, 21st Century Style
Friday March 01, 2013 @06:25PM Is Too Soulless To Make an Impact?
Saturday February 23, 2013 @04:26PM Firefox Will Soon Block Third-Party Cookies
Friday February 22, 2013 @06:12PM CAPTCHA Using Ad-Based Verification
Saturday February 16, 2013 @02:27PM Ask Slashdot: I Just Need... Marketing?
Saturday February 02, 2013 @01:41AM 60M Euro Smooths Relations Between Google and French Publishers
Sunday January 27, 2013 @05:51PM Press, Bloggers Fall For iPhone Cup Holder 'Joke'
Tuesday December 18, 2012 @12:18PM Instagram Wants To Sell Users' Photos Without Notice
Thursday December 13, 2012 @01:46PM How Websites Know Your Email Address the First Time You Visit
Thursday December 13, 2012 @10:33AM Ban On Loud TV Commercials Takes Effect Today
Friday December 07, 2012 @06:29PM Washington Post To Go Paywall, Along With Buffett-Owned Local Papers
Friday December 07, 2012 @08:21AM Advertising May Soon Follow You From One Device To the Next
Thursday December 06, 2012 @08:32AM FTC Bars Ad Firm From Snooping Browser History
Friday November 23, 2012 @04:27PM Ad Blocking – a Coming Legal Battleground?
Friday November 16, 2012 @03:08AM AdTrap Aims To Block All Internet Advertising In Hardware
Thursday November 15, 2012 @08:31AM Mark Cuban: Facebook Is Driving Away Brands — Starting With Mine
Friday November 09, 2012 @07:52AM Microsoft's Hidden Windows 8 Feature: Ads
Thursday November 08, 2012 @02:01PM Apple Stops Hiding Samsung Apology On Its UK Site
Saturday November 03, 2012 @06:42PM Apple Hides Samsung Apology So It Can't Be Seen Without Scrolling
Thursday November 01, 2012 @08:42AM UK Court of Appeal Reprimands Apple Over Mandated Samsung Statement
Thursday October 25, 2012 @04:45PM What an Anti-Google Antitrust Case By the FTC May Look Like
Thursday October 18, 2012 @07:52AM In UK, Apple Must Run Ad Apologizing to Samsung
Tuesday October 09, 2012 @09:07AM Can Google Base Ads On E-mails Sent To Gmail Accounts?
Thursday October 04, 2012 @12:08AM Advertisers Blast Microsoft Over IE Default Privacy Settings
Sunday September 30, 2012 @07:49AM Privacy Watchdogs Want Facebook, Datalogix Deal Probed
Sunday September 23, 2012 @08:34AM Advertisers Never Intended To Honor DNT
Saturday September 22, 2012 @08:19AM Ubuntu Will Now Have Amazon Ads Pre-Installed
Thursday September 06, 2012 @07:28AM Nokia Apologizes For Misleading Lumia 920 Ad
Thursday September 06, 2012 @07:24AM Nokia Faked Lumia 920 Ad, Issues Apology
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @08:19AM Inside the Business of Online Reviews For Hire
Thursday August 23, 2012 @12:45PM Microsoft Unveils First New Company Logo In 25 Years
Tuesday August 21, 2012 @07:47AM Judge Rejects Settlement In Facebook Sponsored Stories Case
Friday August 17, 2012 @07:35PM The Olympic Live Stream: Observations, Recommendations, Predictions
Thursday August 16, 2012 @04:12PM BitTorrent Tries To Appease Users By Making Torrent Ads Optional
Sunday August 12, 2012 @12:07AM uTorrent Adds "Featured Torrents" Ads — With No Opt Out (Yet)
Tuesday August 07, 2012 @10:50AM The Underground Economy of Social Networks
Tuesday July 24, 2012 @10:53AM The Decline of Google's (and Everybody's) Ad Business
Friday July 20, 2012 @07:06PM Australian Sex Party May Sue Google Over Ad Refusal
Friday July 13, 2012 @07:47PM Facebook "Like" System Devalued By Fake Users
Sunday June 17, 2012 @03:23PM Facebook Settles 'Sponsored Stories' Suit For $10M To Charity
Monday June 11, 2012 @03:32AM Kinect: You Are the Controlled
Friday June 08, 2012 @05:37PM In Australia, Apple Fined $2.5 Million For '4G' Advertising Claims
Friday May 25, 2012 @05:36PM Dark Days Ahead For Facebook and Google?
Thursday May 24, 2012 @07:37PM Fox Sues Dish Over "Auto Hop" Ad-Skipping Feature
Wednesday May 23, 2012 @08:21AM The Price of Military Tech Assistance In Movies
Friday April 27, 2012 @05:44AM Steve Jobs' Idea For an Ad-Supported OS
Saturday April 07, 2012 @12:22PM Some Hotspot Operators Secretly Intercept, Insert Ads In Web Pages
Thursday April 05, 2012 @06:39AM Google Glasses Announced
Thursday March 29, 2012 @10:47AM Apple May Need To Rethink 4G Claims (and Pay Refunds) In More Countries
Tuesday March 27, 2012 @12:05PM Why Gay Men Are Worth So Much To Facebook
Tuesday March 20, 2012 @10:55AM Mobile Ads May Serve As a Malware Conduit
Monday March 12, 2012 @11:47PM Marketing Agency Uses Homeless As Wi-Fi Hotspots
Tuesday February 28, 2012 @12:01PM Santorum Defends Robocalls To Democrats
Friday February 10, 2012 @04:36PM Famous For Fifteen People: Is Everyone a 'Facebook Celebrity'?
Sunday January 29, 2012 @03:15PM Romney Invokes Fair Use In Dispute With NBC Over Campaign Ad
Friday January 27, 2012 @08:15PM Top Google Executives Approved Illegal Drug Ads
Tuesday January 24, 2012 @08:25AM Google Updates Algorithm To Punish Websites With Excessive Ads
Tuesday December 20, 2011 @09:59AM IBM's Five Predictions For the Next Five Years