Slashdot Items Tagged "advertising"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @04:14PM Huawei Got People To Write Fake Reviews For An Unreleased Phone
Friday February 09, 2018 @08:04PM YouTube Will Remove Ads, Downgrade Discoverability of Channels Posting Offensive Videos
Friday February 02, 2018 @12:40AM DuckDuckGo CEO: 'Google and Facebook Are Watching Our Every Move Online. It's Time To Make Them Stop'
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @03:11PM Facebook Is Banning Cryptocurrency, ICO Ads
Saturday January 27, 2018 @01:03AM DuckDuckGo App and Extension Upgrades Offer Privacy 'Beyond the Search Box'
Friday January 26, 2018 @06:58PM Crooks Created 28 Fake Ad Agencies To Disguise Massive Malvertising Campaign
Friday January 26, 2018 @12:50PM Burger King Makes the Case For Net Neutrality
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @04:41PM Facebook Is a 'Living, Breathing Crime Scene,' Says Former Tech Insider
Friday January 12, 2018 @03:12PM Google Pulls 60 Apps From Play Store After Malware Exposes Kids To Porn
Friday January 05, 2018 @07:14PM Your Car May Soon Start Serving You Ads
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @05:09PM Yes, Your Amazon Echo Is an Ad Machine
Saturday December 30, 2017 @02:34PM Germany Orders Amazon To Stop Taking Advantage of People Who Can't Spell 'Birkenstock'
Friday December 22, 2017 @04:44PM How To Check If You Interacted With Russian Propaganda On Facebook During the 2016 Election
Thursday December 21, 2017 @03:44PM Kids In 'Netflix Only' Homes Are Being Saved From 230 Hours of Commercials a Year, Says Report
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @06:30PM Dozens of Companies Are Using Facebook To Exclude Older Workers From Job Ads
Thursday December 14, 2017 @04:50PM Facebook Will Introduce Ads As Videos Start Playing
Thursday November 30, 2017 @04:32PM Google Bans Apps From Displaying Lock Screen Ads
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @04:45PM Snapchat Is Becoming the Anti-Facebook
Monday November 27, 2017 @03:50PM Plex's DVR Can Now Automatically Remove Commercials For You
Sunday November 26, 2017 @03:06PM Motorola Ad Mocks Samsung Ad Mocking Apple
Saturday November 25, 2017 @12:16AM Google Flagged Its Own Chromebook Ad As Spam On YouTube
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @04:55PM YouTube To Implement New Guidelines To Protect Minors From Disturbing Content
Friday November 17, 2017 @09:39PM Firefox Ditches Yahoo, Picks Google as Default Search Engine
Friday November 17, 2017 @04:47PM FCC Approves Next-Gen ATSC 3.0 TV Standard
Sunday November 05, 2017 @08:06PM Ask Slashdot: Can Smart TVs Insert Ads Into Your Movies?
Friday November 03, 2017 @06:34PM Old Movies, TV Shows Are Being Digitally Altered and It's Freaking Out the Mandela Effect Crowd
Monday October 30, 2017 @07:05PM Facebook Says 126 Million Americans May Have Seen Russia-Linked Political Posts
Saturday October 28, 2017 @11:15AM Facebook Ends 'Dark Posts' -- All Ads Will Be Visible To The Public
Friday October 27, 2017 @04:20PM YouTube Is Fighting the 'Adpocalypse' With a Less Trigger-Happy Flagging System
Sunday October 22, 2017 @01:39PM Could Cryptocurrency Mining Kill Online Advertising?
Saturday October 21, 2017 @03:07PM For Under $1,000, Mobile Ads Can Track Your Location
Thursday October 19, 2017 @04:10PM Senators Announce New Bill That Would Regulate Online Political Ads
Monday October 09, 2017 @04:56PM Alphabet's Waymo and Intel Are Launching Public Campaigns To Build Trust In Self-Driving Cars
Monday October 09, 2017 @03:22PM Google Uncovers Russia-Bought Ads On YouTube, Gmail and Other Platforms
Sunday October 08, 2017 @06:48PM Ask Slashdot: Is Deliberately Misleading People On the Internet Free Speech?
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @04:14PM Facebook Fought Rules That Could Have Exposed Fake Russian Ads
Monday October 02, 2017 @03:42PM T-Mobile Won't Stop Claiming Its Network Is Faster Than Verizon's
Sunday October 01, 2017 @09:03PM Will London Monetize Wifi Tracking Data From Its Tube Passengers?
Thursday September 28, 2017 @04:42PM Twitter Suspends Hundreds of Accounts Linked To Russian Operatives
Monday September 25, 2017 @06:16PM Russia Reportedly Bought Thousands of Facebook Ads Sought To Stress Racial Divisions
Thursday September 21, 2017 @04:49PM 'Dear Apple, The iPhone X and Face ID Are Orwellian and Creepy'
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @04:37PM Democrats Ask FEC To Create New Rules To Keep Foreign Influence Off Social Media Ads
Saturday September 16, 2017 @11:23AM Can The Pirate Bay Replace Ads With A Bitcoin Miner?
Friday September 15, 2017 @11:18PM Facebook Shares Details Of Russia-Bought Ads With US Investigators
Friday September 15, 2017 @10:45PM Is Online Advertising Worthless?
Thursday September 14, 2017 @07:17PM Facebook Enabled Advertisers To Reach 'Jew Haters'
Thursday September 14, 2017 @04:37PM First Ever Malvertising Campaign Uses JavaScript To Mine Cryptocurrencies In Your Browser
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @03:17PM Apple's 'Shoddy' Beats Headphones Get Slammed In Lawsuit
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @05:19PM Facebook Sold Ads To Russian-Linked Accounts During Election
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @03:02PM Facebook Essentially Has Been Telling Advertisers It Can Reach More People Than Actually Exist, Analyst Finds
Monday August 28, 2017 @01:08PM Facebook Pages Spreading Fake News Won't Be Able To Buy Ads
Thursday August 24, 2017 @05:03PM Fake Messages Rigged With Malware Are Spreading Via Facebook Messenger
Thursday August 24, 2017 @04:47PM Ask Slashdot: How Much of Your Online Browsing Can Advertisers See?
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @06:01PM Google Pulls 500+ Backdoored Apps With Over 100 Million Downloads From Google Play
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @04:45PM Sony Loses Class Action Lawsuit In Waterproof Claims For Original Xperia Z Line
Friday August 11, 2017 @05:01PM Chrome Extension Developers Under a Barrage of Phishing Attacks
Wednesday August 02, 2017 @05:29PM Verizon's New Rewards Program Lets It Track Your Browsing History
Saturday July 29, 2017 @05:00PM P&G Cuts More Than $100 Million In 'Largely Ineffective' Digital Ads
Friday July 28, 2017 @09:43PM As If Facebook Wasn't Creepy Enough, Now They Can Watch You, Too
Saturday July 01, 2017 @12:50AM Ubuntu Disputes 'Ads In MOTD' Claims
Thursday June 22, 2017 @04:27PM Home Improvement Chains Accused of False Advertising Over Lumber Dimensions
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @02:46PM Mozilla Launches Privacy-Minded 'Firefox Focus' Browser For Android
Monday June 19, 2017 @10:13PM Time Warner Will Spend $100 Million On Snapchat Original Shows, Ads
Saturday June 10, 2017 @12:33AM No, Your Phone Didn't Ring. So Why Voice Mail From a Telemarketer?
Thursday June 08, 2017 @07:33PM AT&T Uses Forced Arbitration To Overcharge Customers, Senators Say
Sunday June 04, 2017 @05:37PM Google's Top Search Result For 'Target' Was A Tech Support Scam
Friday June 02, 2017 @03:26PM Chinese 'Fireball' Malware Infects Nearly 250 Million Computers Worldwide
Friday June 02, 2017 @03:16PM YouTube Clarifies 'Hate Speech' Definition and Which Videos Won't Be Monetized
Sunday May 28, 2017 @04:22PM Malicious Apps Brought Ad-Clicking 'Judy' Malware To Millions Of Android Phones
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @04:07PM Google Following Your Offline Credit Card Spending To Tell Advertisers If Their Ads Work
Sunday May 21, 2017 @04:37PM How AI Can Infer Human Emotions
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @03:26PM Facebook Downranks News Feed Links To Crappy Sites Smothered In Ads
Friday May 05, 2017 @06:33PM 39 Years Ago The World's First Spam Was Sent
Thursday May 04, 2017 @02:55PM Billboards Target Lawmakers Who Voted To Let ISPs Sell User Information
Sunday April 30, 2017 @01:10AM Advertisers Are Still Boycotting YouTube Over Offensive Videos
Friday April 28, 2017 @09:24AM Amazon Confirms Advertising Will Become a 'Meaningful' Part of Its Business
Saturday April 15, 2017 @06:29PM Should Burger King Be Prosecuted For Their Google Home-Triggering Ads?
Saturday April 15, 2017 @03:22PM GOP Congressman Defending Privacy Vote: 'Nobody's Got To Use The Internet'
Friday April 14, 2017 @04:11PM Burger King Won't Take a Hint; Alters TV Ad To Evade Google's Block
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @04:52PM Burger King Runs Ad Triggering Google Home Devices; Google Shuts It Down
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @03:15PM Broadcasters Put New Ad-Skipping Restrictions On YouTube TV
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @05:09PM Chrome Now Uses Scroll Anchoring To Prevent Those Annoying Page Jumps
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @03:05PM Google Ruins the Assistant's Shopping List, Turns It Into a Big Google Express Ad
Sunday April 09, 2017 @11:35AM A Huge Trove of Patient Data Leaks, Thanks To Telemarketers' Bad Security
Sunday April 09, 2017 @12:39AM McAfee: Big Spike In Mac OS Malware In 2016, Mostly From Adware Bundling
Saturday April 01, 2017 @11:58PM HTC Introduces Eye-Tracking 'VR Ad Service'
Friday March 31, 2017 @10:19PM HTC Introduces Eye-Tracking 'VR Ad Service'
Saturday March 25, 2017 @11:28PM Still More Advertisers Pull Google Ads Over YouTube Hate Videos
Thursday March 23, 2017 @07:49PM Twitter Considers Premium Version After 11 Years As a Free Service
Thursday March 23, 2017 @04:04PM YouTube Loses Major Advertisers Over Offensive Videos
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @04:37PM Google Wants To Create Promotions That Aren't Ads For Its Voice-Controlled Assistant
Sunday March 12, 2017 @09:44PM Windows 10 Is Just 'A Vehicle For Advertisements', Argues Tech Columnist
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @08:58PM Microsoft Is Spamming Windows 10 File Explorer With Ads For OneDrive Storage
Saturday March 04, 2017 @05:11PM New Technique Turns Random Objects Into FM Radio Stations
Friday March 03, 2017 @08:56PM Curated Advertising Is Coming To Highway Billboards
Friday March 03, 2017 @05:38PM Snapchat Wanted $150K To Not Run NRA Ads On Gun Control Group Videos
Friday March 03, 2017 @03:54PM Elon Musk Agrees To Hold Contest For Fan-Made Tesla Ads, At the Urging of a 5th Grader
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @03:44PM Comcast Should Stop Claiming It Has 'Fastest Internet,' Ad Board Rules
Sunday February 05, 2017 @08:01PM A Super Bowl Koan: Does The NFL Wish It Were A Tech Company?
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @04:44PM Google Bans 200 Publishers From Its Ad Network
Friday January 20, 2017 @09:37PM FTC Dismantles Two Huge Robocall Organizations
Friday January 13, 2017 @05:24PM Drone Maker Lily Robotics Faked Promotional Video, Gets Sued For False Advertising and Misleading Business Practices
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @05:43PM Microsoft To Enhance User Privacy Controls In Upcoming Windows 10 Update
Friday December 30, 2016 @04:04PM How Russia Recruited Elite Hackers For Its Cyberwar
Thursday December 29, 2016 @04:38PM Facebook Buys Data From Third-Party Brokers To Fill In User Profiles
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @03:58PM Ask Slashdot: Is Computing As Cool and Fun As It Once Was?
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @03:49PM Russian Hackers Stole $5 Million Per Day From Advertisers With Bots and Fake Websites
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @03:59PM Malvertising Campaign Infects Your Router Instead of Your Browser
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @06:24PM New Stegano Exploit Kit Hides Malvertising Code In Banner Pixels
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @03:57PM No Man's Sky's Steam Page Didn't Mislead Gamers, Rules UK Ad Watchdog
Monday November 28, 2016 @04:24PM EU's Law Enforcement Agency Closes 4,500 Websites Peddling Fake Brands
Friday November 25, 2016 @10:25PM Advertising Company AppNexus Bans Breitbart News Over Hate Speech
Saturday November 19, 2016 @01:34PM Mark Zuckerberg Announces Facebook Will Fight Fake News -- Next To An Ad With Fake News
Monday November 14, 2016 @07:06PM Google To Prohibit Fake News Websites From Using Its Ad-Selling Software
Monday November 14, 2016 @04:46PM Charter Customer Sues Over Hidden Fees, Claims 'Massive Billing Fraud'
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @04:42PM Google Safe Browsing Adds 'Repeat Offender' Category
Monday November 07, 2016 @05:35PM Facebook Users Sue Over Alleged Racial Discrimination In Housing, Job Ads
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @04:05PM Instagram's New Shoppable Photos Are a Glimpse At Its E-Commerce Future
Sunday October 30, 2016 @02:32PM Serious Hacks Possible Through Inaudible Ultrasound
Saturday October 29, 2016 @02:00PM 'Robocall Strike Force' Proposal Could Stop Caller ID Spoofing
Friday October 28, 2016 @03:32PM Facebook Lets Advertisers Exclude Users By Race
Sunday October 23, 2016 @05:47PM More NFL Players Attack Microsoft's $400M Surface Deal With The NFL
Friday October 21, 2016 @11:33PM Google Has Quietly Dropped Ban On Personally Identifiable Web Tracking
Thursday October 20, 2016 @10:47PM Facebook Bans Animated Breast Cancer Awareness Video Showing Circle-Shaped Breasts
Thursday October 13, 2016 @07:44PM Ken Bone May Have Violated FTC Guidelines With Uber Tweet
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @05:06PM Yahoo Patents Smart Billboard That Would Deliver Targeted Ads To Passersby or Motorists
Sunday October 09, 2016 @03:08PM A Spotify Ad Slipped Malware Onto PCs and Macs
Thursday October 06, 2016 @06:29PM FCC Proposal: Internet Providers Must Ask To Share Your Data
Thursday October 06, 2016 @04:28PM 12-Year-Old Boy Gets $100K Bill From Google After Confusing Adwords With Adsense
Monday October 03, 2016 @06:38PM 4chan Is Running Out of Money and Martin Shkreli Wants To Buy It
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @03:34PM Blizzard Is Getting Rid of the Name
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @08:17PM Samsung Stops Airing Galaxy Note 7 Commercials, Preps Early Launch of Galaxy S8
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @04:37PM New York Fines Viacom, Mattel and Hasbro For Tracking Kids Online
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @03:37PM ClixSense Suffers Massive Data Breach, 6.6 Million Users Compromised
Monday September 12, 2016 @07:57PM Microsoft To Kill The Lumia Brand In Favor of a New Surface Phone, Says Report
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @06:46PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Anonymous Ways To Pay For Goods and Services?
Saturday September 03, 2016 @11:55PM Richard Stallman: Online Publishers Should Let Readers Pay Anonymously
Friday September 02, 2016 @02:40PM Creators Call Out YouTube For Demonetizing Videos
Thursday September 01, 2016 @11:40PM Lawsuit Accuses Warriors' Mobile App of Eavesdropping On Fans -- Even When Not In Use
Monday August 29, 2016 @05:35PM C Programming Language Hits a 15-Year Low On The TIOBE Index
Thursday August 25, 2016 @05:26PM US Unveils Charges Against KickassTorrents, Names Two More Defendants
Sunday August 21, 2016 @12:00PM Fake Google Salesmen Are Actually SEO Telemarketers
Saturday August 20, 2016 @05:00PM How SSL/TLS Encryption Hides Malware
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @05:35PM Malware That Fakes Bank Login Screens Found In Google Ads
Monday August 15, 2016 @06:45PM Former CEO of Angry Birds-Maker Rovio Hired To Revive Nokia's Phone Business
Saturday August 13, 2016 @12:07PM One Year in Jail For Abusive Silicon Valley CEO
Thursday August 11, 2016 @09:50PM Facebook Rolls Out Code To Nullify Adblock Plus' Workaround
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @08:22PM Man Becomes 'Accidental Millionaire' After's Sale To Walmart
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @03:06PM Suicide Squad Fan Suing Studio For 'False Advertising' Over Lack of Joker Scenes
Monday August 08, 2016 @05:08PM Google: Unwanted Software Is Worse Than Malware
Friday July 29, 2016 @04:51PM Malvertising Campaign Infected Thousands of Users Per Day For More Than a Year
Saturday July 23, 2016 @12:28PM Google Tests Ads That Load Faster and Use Less Power
Thursday July 21, 2016 @06:46PM Spotify Is Now Selling Your Information To Advertisers
Thursday July 21, 2016 @05:33PM McDonald's 'Make Burger History' Site Hijacked With Offensive Burger Ideas
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @04:38PM China Bans Ad Blocking
Saturday July 16, 2016 @09:16AM Microsoft Store Offers Free Laptop If They Can't Upgrade Your PC To Windows 10
Saturday July 09, 2016 @07:45AM Ashley Madison Admits It Lured Customers With 70,000 Fake 'Fembots'
Monday July 04, 2016 @03:38PM Google Offers Free 4-Month Play Music Trial Subscription For July 4th
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @04:05PM ACLU Lawsuit Challenges Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @03:38PM Google's My Activity Reveals How Much It Knows About You
Friday June 24, 2016 @04:29PM You Could Be Paid To Post Snapchat Selfies With Products, Patent Filing Suggests
Thursday June 23, 2016 @04:26PM HTML5 Ads Aren't That Safe Compared To Flash, Experts Say
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @01:57PM Advertiser That Tracked Around 100M Phone Users Without Consent Pays $950,000
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @12:09AM Interview With A Craigslist Scammer
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @03:14PM 74% of Netflix Subscribers Would Rather Cancel Their Subscription Than See Ads
Monday June 06, 2016 @03:30PM BuzzFeed Ends $1.3M Advertising Deal With RNC Over Donald Trump
Monday June 06, 2016 @03:10PM Supreme Court Rejects Google Appeal In Class Action Dispute From Advertisers
Sunday June 05, 2016 @01:37PM Password App Developer Overlooks Security Hole to Preserve Ads
Friday June 03, 2016 @04:01PM Snapchat Secretly Acquires Seene, A Startup That Lets Mobile Users Make 3D Selfies
Monday May 30, 2016 @11:13PM Microsoft Will Stop Spamming Android Users With Office Ads In The Notification Tray
Thursday May 26, 2016 @05:02PM Smartphone Surveillance Tech Used To Target Anti-Abortion Ads At Pregnant Women
Thursday May 26, 2016 @04:39PM Scott Walker Rents Out Email and Donor Lists To Pay Campaign Debt
Sunday May 15, 2016 @01:38PM Amazon "Invades" College Campus With Media Center
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @03:59PM Google Bans Ads For Payday Loans
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @06:51PM Sue Googe Uses Google's Font To Run For US Congress
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @05:15PM Netflix Cuts Out Over 6 Days Of Commercials From Your Life Per Year, Compared To Cable TV
Monday May 09, 2016 @02:44PM Opera Launches 'Free And Unlimited' VPN App For iOS
Saturday May 07, 2016 @05:51PM Ask Slashdot: Should I Expect Tracking When Subscribing To News Sites?
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @05:34PM DuckDuckGo Is Giving Away $225,000 To Support Open Source Projects
Tuesday May 03, 2016 @05:01PM Apple Loses Exclusive Rights To 'iPhone' Trademark For Non-Smartphone Products In China
Monday May 02, 2016 @04:10PM China Probes Baidu Over False Medical Ads After Student Dies
Thursday April 28, 2016 @07:27PM In Internet Age, Pirate Radio Arises As Surprising Challenge
Friday April 22, 2016 @03:29PM Uber Will Pay $100 Million To Settle Suits With Drivers Seeking Employee Status
Friday April 22, 2016 @01:07PM Why Movie Trailers Now Begin With Five-Second Ads For Themselves
Wednesday April 20, 2016 @10:43PM Changes Are Coming To the EU's Cookie Directive, But It's Not Going Away
Monday April 18, 2016 @07:19PM Verizon and Hearst Team Up To Buy Complex Media
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @03:07PM Badlock Vulnerability Falls Flat Against Hype
Thursday April 07, 2016 @09:21PM Uber To Pay Up To $25 Million For Misleading Advertising In California
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @07:23PM HP's New Logo Is the Awesome One It Never Used
Monday April 04, 2016 @03:24PM Microsoft Trials Outlook Premium For $4 Per Month, With No Ads and Custom Domains
Thursday March 31, 2016 @06:43PM Microsoft Denies Edge Is Getting A Native Ad Blocker
Thursday March 31, 2016 @05:41PM FCC Proposes New Restrictions On How Broadband Providers Share Data
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @07:33PM Using Adblock Plus to Block Ads is Legal, Rules German Court -- For the Fifth Time
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @10:56PM CNBC Just Collected Your Password and Shared It With Marketers
Thursday March 24, 2016 @01:54PM Slashdot Asks: Should NPR Stop Promoting Its Own Podcasts and NPR One App On Air?
Thursday March 24, 2016 @01:24PM Starboard Launches Proxy Fight To Remove Entire Yahoo Board
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @01:54PM A Look Inside Apple's User Data Utilization Wars
Friday March 18, 2016 @09:13PM FTC Warns Android App Developers About Use of Audio-Tracking Code
Thursday March 17, 2016 @08:36AM McAfee Uses Web Beacons That Can Be Used To Track Users, Serve Advertising
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @09:51AM Malvertising Campaign Hits MSN, NY Times, BBC, AOL