Slashdot Items Tagged "advertising"

Date / Time Story
Thursday July 21, 2016 @07:46PM Spotify Is Now Selling Your Information To Advertisers
Thursday July 21, 2016 @06:33PM McDonald's 'Make Burger History' Site Hijacked With Offensive Burger Ideas
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @05:38PM China Bans Ad Blocking
Monday July 04, 2016 @04:38PM Google Offers Free 4-Month Play Music Trial Subscription For July 4th
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @05:05PM ACLU Lawsuit Challenges Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @04:38PM Google's My Activity Reveals How Much It Knows About You
Friday June 24, 2016 @05:29PM You Could Be Paid To Post Snapchat Selfies With Products, Patent Filing Suggests
Thursday June 23, 2016 @05:26PM HTML5 Ads Aren't That Safe Compared To Flash, Experts Say
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @02:57PM Advertiser That Tracked Around 100M Phone Users Without Consent Pays $950,000
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @01:09AM Interview With A Craigslist Scammer
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @04:14PM 74% of Netflix Subscribers Would Rather Cancel Their Subscription Than See Ads
Monday June 06, 2016 @04:30PM BuzzFeed Ends $1.3M Advertising Deal With RNC Over Donald Trump
Monday June 06, 2016 @04:10PM Supreme Court Rejects Google Appeal In Class Action Dispute From Advertisers
Friday June 03, 2016 @05:01PM Snapchat Secretly Acquires Seene, A Startup That Lets Mobile Users Make 3D Selfies
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @12:13AM Microsoft Will Stop Spamming Android Users With Office Ads In The Notification Tray
Thursday May 26, 2016 @06:02PM Smartphone Surveillance Tech Used To Target Anti-Abortion Ads At Pregnant Women
Thursday May 26, 2016 @05:39PM Scott Walker Rents Out Email and Donor Lists To Pay Campaign Debt
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @04:59PM Google Bans Ads For Payday Loans
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @07:51PM Sue Googe Uses Google's Font To Run For US Congress
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @06:15PM Netflix Cuts Out Over 6 Days Of Commercials From Your Life Per Year, Compared To Cable TV
Monday May 09, 2016 @03:44PM Opera Launches 'Free And Unlimited' VPN App For iOS
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @06:34PM DuckDuckGo Is Giving Away $225,000 To Support Open Source Projects
Tuesday May 03, 2016 @06:01PM Apple Loses Exclusive Rights To 'iPhone' Trademark For Non-Smartphone Products In China
Monday May 02, 2016 @05:10PM China Probes Baidu Over False Medical Ads After Student Dies
Thursday April 28, 2016 @08:27PM In Internet Age, Pirate Radio Arises As Surprising Challenge
Friday April 22, 2016 @04:29PM Uber Will Pay $100 Million To Settle Suits With Drivers Seeking Employee Status
Friday April 22, 2016 @02:07PM Why Movie Trailers Now Begin With Five-Second Ads For Themselves
Wednesday April 20, 2016 @11:43PM Changes Are Coming To the EU's Cookie Directive, But It's Not Going Away
Monday April 18, 2016 @08:19PM Verizon and Hearst Team Up To Buy Complex Media
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @04:07PM Badlock Vulnerability Falls Flat Against Hype
Thursday April 07, 2016 @10:21PM Uber To Pay Up To $25 Million For Misleading Advertising In California
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @08:23PM HP's New Logo Is the Awesome One It Never Used
Monday April 04, 2016 @04:24PM Microsoft Trials Outlook Premium For $4 Per Month, With No Ads and Custom Domains
Thursday March 31, 2016 @07:43PM Microsoft Denies Edge Is Getting A Native Ad Blocker
Thursday March 31, 2016 @06:41PM FCC Proposes New Restrictions On How Broadband Providers Share Data
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @08:33PM Using Adblock Plus to Block Ads is Legal, Rules German Court -- For the Fifth Time
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @11:56PM CNBC Just Collected Your Password and Shared It With Marketers
Thursday March 24, 2016 @02:54PM Slashdot Asks: Should NPR Stop Promoting Its Own Podcasts and NPR One App On Air?
Thursday March 24, 2016 @02:24PM Starboard Launches Proxy Fight To Remove Entire Yahoo Board
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @02:54PM A Look Inside Apple's User Data Utilization Wars
Friday March 18, 2016 @10:13PM FTC Warns Android App Developers About Use of Audio-Tracking Code
Thursday March 17, 2016 @09:36AM McAfee Uses Web Beacons That Can Be Used To Track Users, Serve Advertising
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @10:51AM Malvertising Campaign Hits MSN, NY Times, BBC, AOL
Sunday March 13, 2016 @03:12PM YouTube Shows Adblock Plus Users an Error Message Instead of Ads
Thursday March 10, 2016 @11:24AM Patch Tuesday Brought Windows 10 Ad Generator
Thursday March 10, 2016 @10:24AM Opera Introduces Native Adblocking, 45% Faster Than Chrome With Adblock Plus
Sunday March 06, 2016 @09:30PM Google Is Testing Self-Promotion Ads On Search Results
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @12:51PM UK Gov't Launches Anti-Adblocking Initiative, Compares It To Piracy
Monday February 29, 2016 @12:27PM Adblock Plus Comes (Somewhat) Clean About How Acceptable Ads Work
Friday February 26, 2016 @12:56PM Porn-Clicker Android Malware Hits Google Play Hard
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @08:18PM Windows 10 Now Showing Full Screen Ads On Lock Screen
Monday February 22, 2016 @11:26AM Google Cleans Up Search Results By Ditching Sidebar Ads
Friday February 19, 2016 @09:18AM Mobile Giant Three Group To Block Online Advertising
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @12:48AM Why Stack Overflow Doesn't Care About Ad Blockers
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @12:13PM Adblock Fast Returns To Google Play a Week After Being Pulled
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @11:25AM Wired To Block Ad-Blocking Users, Offer Subscription
Monday February 08, 2016 @04:27AM Adblock Plus Maker Seeks Deal With Ad Industry Players
Thursday February 04, 2016 @07:38PM Samsung's AdBlock Fast Removed From the Play Store
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @01:23PM Online Ad Czar Berates Adblockers As Freedom-Hating 'Mafia'
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @09:25AM German Court: "Sharing" Your Amazon Purchases Is Spamming
Sunday January 24, 2016 @12:27AM DOJ and 4 States Want $24 Billion In Fines From Dish Network For Telemarketing
Friday January 22, 2016 @08:37PM Google Says It Killed 780 Million 'Bad Ads' In 2015
Thursday January 21, 2016 @09:19AM Former Mozilla CEO Launches Security-Centric Browser Brave
Saturday January 09, 2016 @08:36PM Forbes Asks Readers To Disable Adblock, Serves Up Malvertising
Thursday January 07, 2016 @10:38AM Malvertising Campaign Used a Free Certificate From Let's Encrypt
Friday December 04, 2015 @08:11PM Mozilla Ends the Advertisements In Firefox's New Tab Tiles
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @09:18AM New Campaign Features Internet Trolls On Roadside Billboards
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @09:17AM Companies Want To Insert Ads Into Unicode
Tuesday November 17, 2015 @09:11AM Snowden Says It's Your Duty To Use an Ad Blocker (for Security)
Friday November 13, 2015 @10:07PM Ad Networks Using Inaudible Sound To Link Phones, Tablets and Other Devices
Monday October 26, 2015 @12:52PM NY To Probe Broadband Providers Over Internet Speeds
Monday October 26, 2015 @11:01AM Judge: School's Facebook Post is a Campaign Contribution
Sunday October 18, 2015 @09:29PM Sprint Will Start Throttling Customers Who Exceed 23GB Monthly
Sunday October 18, 2015 @03:25PM Deja Vu: Microsoft's 2015 Surface Book Ad and Apple's 2014 'Your Verse' iPad Ad
Thursday October 15, 2015 @01:35PM Why Paywalls Need To Be So Fragile
Thursday October 15, 2015 @10:22AM Microsoft Now Uses Windows 10's Start Menu To Display Ads
Tuesday October 13, 2015 @12:36PM German Publisher Axel Springer Bans Adblocking Users From Bild Website
Monday October 05, 2015 @12:10AM TiVo's Latest Offering Detects and Skips Ads, Adds 4K Capability
Sunday October 04, 2015 @10:31PM Google Lets Advertisers Target By (Anonymized) Customer Data
Sunday October 04, 2015 @03:18PM Chrome AdBlock Joining Acceptable Ads Program (And Sold To Anonymous Company)
Friday October 02, 2015 @07:44PM Motorola Marketed the Moto E 2015 On Promise of Updates, Stops After 219 Days
Thursday October 01, 2015 @11:30AM Xiaomi Investigated For Using Superlatives In Advertising, Now Illegal In China
Thursday October 01, 2015 @08:44AM The Real Cost of Mobile Ads
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @12:28PM Advertisers Already Using New iPhone Text Message Exploit
Thursday September 24, 2015 @03:19PM Mozilla Fixed a 14-Year-Old Bug In Firefox, Now Adblock Plus Uses Less Memory
Sunday September 20, 2015 @06:44PM AdBlock Plus Defends Ad Blocking, Applauds Marco Arment
Saturday September 19, 2015 @09:19AM AVG Proudly Announces It Will Sell Your Browsing History To Online Advertisers
Thursday September 17, 2015 @05:12PM One Day After iOS 9's Launch, Ad Blockers Top Apple's App Store
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @09:22AM Chrome 45 Launches, Automatically Pauses Less Important Flash Content, Like Ads
Saturday August 22, 2015 @06:24PM Why Google Wants To Sell You a Wi-Fi Router
Friday August 21, 2015 @10:31PM Amazon To Stop Accepting Flash Ads
Thursday August 20, 2015 @09:06AM New Rules Say UK Video Bloggers Must Be Clearer About Paid Endorsements
Thursday August 20, 2015 @08:33AM Google's Project Sunroof Tells You How Well Solar Would Work On Your Roof
Thursday July 23, 2015 @11:39AM Smartphone Apps Fraudulently Collecting Revenue From Invisible Ads
Saturday July 11, 2015 @10:38PM Twitter Yanks Ads UK Activists Say Could Trigger Seizures
Sunday June 28, 2015 @12:46PM Google Will Reduce Accidental Mobile Ad Clicks, With Mandatory Borders and More
Thursday June 18, 2015 @01:01PM Adblock Plus Can Now Be Rolled Out To Every Single Employee In a Company
Friday June 12, 2015 @07:54AM Microsoft Research Paper Considers Serving Web-ads From Localhost
Friday June 05, 2015 @06:24PM Chrome Beta Now Automatically Pauses Less Important Flash Content
Monday June 01, 2015 @06:38PM SourceForge and GIMP [Updated]
Saturday May 16, 2015 @07:38AM European Telecoms May Block Mobile Ads, Spelling Trouble For Google
Sunday May 03, 2015 @07:22PM Facebook Wants to Skip the Off-Site Links, Host News Content Directly
Tuesday April 07, 2015 @08:38AM Consumer Groups Bemoan Google's "Deceptive" Ads for Kids In FTC Complaint
Thursday March 26, 2015 @10:22AM NY Times: "All the News That Mark Zuckerberg Sees Fit To Print"?
Friday March 13, 2015 @08:17PM FAA Says Ad-Bearing YouTube Drone Videos Constitute "Commercial Use"
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @12:23AM That U2 Apple Stunt Wasn't the Disaster You Might Think It Was
Friday February 27, 2015 @08:23PM Google Reverses Stance, Allows Porn On Blogger After Backlash
Saturday February 21, 2015 @06:17PM Nvidia Faces Suit Over GTX970 Performance Claims
Thursday February 19, 2015 @09:48AM Lenovo Allegedly Installing "Superfish" Proxy Adware On New Computers
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @09:34AM AT&T To Match Google Fiber In Kansas City, Charge More If You Want Privacy
Tuesday February 03, 2015 @11:17AM Google, Amazon, Microsoft Reportedly Paid AdBlock Plus To Unblock
Friday January 16, 2015 @11:06PM Micromax Remotely Installing Unwanted Apps and Showing Ads
Thursday January 15, 2015 @04:05PM Ad Company Using Verizon Tracking Header To Recreate Deleted Cookies
Thursday January 01, 2015 @03:39PM Would Twitter Make President Obama 'Follow' the Tea Party If the Price Is Right?
Tuesday December 30, 2014 @11:53AM Lizard Squad: Xbox Live, PSN Attacks Were a 'Marketing Scheme' For DDoS Service
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @09:47AM AdNauseam Browser Extension Quietly Clicks On Blocked Ads
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @11:28AM A Mismatch Between Wikimedia's Pledge Drive and Its Cash On Hand?
Thursday November 20, 2014 @02:44PM Apple Swaps "Get" Button For "Free" To Avoid Confusion Over In-App Purchases
Saturday November 15, 2014 @06:31PM AT&T Stops Using 'Super Cookies' To Track Cellphone Data
Thursday November 13, 2014 @09:36AM Overbilled Customer Sues Time Warner Cable For False Advertising
Thursday November 06, 2014 @08:29PM Users Can't Distinguish Scams From Facebook's Features
Thursday November 06, 2014 @06:56PM EFF Hints At Lawsuit Against Verizon For Its Stealth Cookies
Thursday October 30, 2014 @02:17PM A Mixed Review For CBS's "All Access" Online Video Streaming
Thursday October 23, 2014 @02:12PM We Need Distributed Social Networks More Than Ello
Thursday October 23, 2014 @11:00AM Ello Formally Promises To Remain Ad-Free, Raises $5.5M
Monday October 20, 2014 @11:35AM Google Changes 'To Fight Piracy' By Highlighting Legal Sites
Saturday October 18, 2014 @02:02PM Snapchat Will Introduce Ads, Attempt To Keep Them Other Than Creepy
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @11:13AM Why Do Contextual Ads Fail?
Thursday October 02, 2014 @11:58AM Intel Drops Gamasutra Sponsorship Over Controversial Editorials
Friday September 19, 2014 @06:32PM Google's Doubleclick Ad Servers Exposed Millions of Computers To Malware
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @10:02AM European Commission Reopens Google Antitrust Investigation
Thursday August 28, 2014 @11:14AM Mozilla Rolls Out Sponsored Tiles To Firefox Nightly's New Tab Page
Sunday August 24, 2014 @11:23AM Sources Say Amazon Will Soon Be Targeting Ads, a la Google AdWords
Sunday July 27, 2014 @10:24AM Nasty Business: How To Drain Competitors' Google AdWords Budgets
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @08:09AM A New Form of Online Tracking: Canvas Fingerprinting
Thursday June 12, 2014 @02:37PM Facebook Lets Users Opt Out of Targeted Ads
Monday June 09, 2014 @04:25PM After Trademark Dispute, Mexican Carriers Can No Longer Use iPhone Name In Ads
Thursday May 29, 2014 @10:15AM Nintendo To Split Ad Revenue With Streaming Gamers
Thursday May 01, 2014 @08:41AM Google Halts Gmail Scanning for Education Apps Users
Sunday April 20, 2014 @01:59PM Google Aids Scientology-Linked Group CCHR With Pay-Per-Click Ads
Saturday April 05, 2014 @12:31PM Why No One Trusts Facebook To Power the Future
Saturday April 05, 2014 @11:02AM Microsoft's Security Products Will Block Adware By Default Starting On July 1
Friday March 14, 2014 @08:24PM Google Blurring Distinction Between Ads and Organic Search Results
Sunday March 02, 2014 @02:20PM The Facebook Ads Teens Aren't Supposed To See
Friday February 28, 2014 @10:36PM Free (Gratis) Version of Windows Could Be a Reality Soon
Thursday February 13, 2014 @09:23AM Mozilla To Show Sponsored Links To First-Time Firefox Users
Saturday February 08, 2014 @10:57AM Dirty Tricks? Look-Alike Websites Lure Congressional Donors
Thursday January 02, 2014 @06:06PM ABC Kills Next-Day Streaming For Non-Subscribers
Saturday December 28, 2013 @02:47PM How the Dark Lord of the Internet Made His Fortunes
Sunday December 15, 2013 @03:52PM Google Makes It Harder For Marketers To Collect User Data
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @09:28AM Twitter Will Track Your Browsing To Sell Ads
Thursday November 14, 2013 @04:36PM SourceForge Appeals To Readers For Help Nixing Bad Ad Actors
Friday November 08, 2013 @07:41PM The NSA Is Looking For a Few Good Geeks
Thursday November 07, 2013 @07:28PM GIMP, Citing Ad Policies, Moves to FTP Rather Than SourceForge Downloads
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @01:06PM Facebook Testing Screen-Tracking Software For Users
Thursday October 24, 2013 @11:18AM Google Testing Banner Ads On Select Search Results
Sunday October 13, 2013 @03:17AM Google ToS Change Means Your Photo Could Go In Ads
Saturday October 12, 2013 @08:34AM NY Comic Con Takes Over Attendees' Twitter Accounts To Praise Itself
Tuesday October 08, 2013 @12:42PM No FiOS In Boston? We'll Make an Ad Anyway
Saturday October 05, 2013 @04:52PM Microsoft Exec Says Xbox One Kinect Is Not Built For Advertising
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @09:52AM Facebook Delivers Viewer Engagement Reports To TV Networks
Saturday September 21, 2013 @02:31PM Facebook Launches Advanced AI Effort To Find Meaning In Your Posts
Friday September 20, 2013 @07:14PM Google May Replace Cookies With Unique AdIDs
Tuesday September 03, 2013 @08:02AM Facebook To Overhaul Data Use Policy
Friday August 16, 2013 @11:54PM The Next Frontier of Consumer Exploitation By Corporations
Friday August 16, 2013 @07:14PM Obama, Romney Data Scientists Strike Out On Their Own
Tuesday August 13, 2013 @01:07PM IAB Urges People To Stop "Mozilla From Hijacking the Internet"
Sunday August 11, 2013 @01:49PM Londoners Tracked By Advertising Firm's Trash Cans
Thursday August 01, 2013 @03:15PM Samsung Offered StackOverflow Users $500 For "Organic" Publicity
Thursday August 01, 2013 @09:30AM Fearful of Reader Reaction, Facebook Delays Video Ads
Sunday July 28, 2013 @03:51PM Consumer Rights Groups Take Issue With NTIA Code of Conduct For Mobile Apps
Saturday July 27, 2013 @06:43PM Retail Stores Plan Elaborate Ways To Track You
Friday July 26, 2013 @07:55PM Zuckerberg: Ads On Instagram "When the Right Time Comes"
Friday July 26, 2013 @09:48AM Mozilla Labs Experiment Distills Your History Into Interests
Thursday July 04, 2013 @12:31PM State Dept. Bureau Spent $630k On Facebook 'Likes'
Tuesday July 02, 2013 @12:50PM Microsoft To Add Ads To Smart Search
Tuesday June 25, 2013 @12:16PM Microsoft Pushing Bing For Search In Schools, With Ad-Removal Hook
Friday June 21, 2013 @08:01PM QANTAS Wants To Monitor Frequent Flyers' Home Internet
Friday June 21, 2013 @07:11PM Data Miners Liken Obama Voters To Caesars Gamblers
Thursday June 20, 2013 @08:40AM Stanford, Mozilla, Opera Launch Web Privacy Initiative
Tuesday May 28, 2013 @08:44AM Why Google's Display Ad Business Drew FTC Antitrust Probe
Friday May 10, 2013 @08:41PM Microsoft YouTube App Strips Ads; Adds Download
Saturday May 04, 2013 @11:24AM Ask Slashdot: What's Your Company's Marketing-to-Engineering Ratio?
Thursday May 02, 2013 @11:21AM Even the Ad Industry Doesn't Know Who's Tracking You
Thursday April 25, 2013 @11:21AM Microsoft Ad Campaign Puts a Hotspot Inside a Magazine
Thursday April 25, 2013 @08:37AM Startup Founder Plays Tech Press Like a Fiddle
Friday April 19, 2013 @07:51PM Android Users Get Scammed With In-App Antivirus Ads
Thursday April 18, 2013 @10:14AM Google Forbids Advertising On Glass
Tuesday April 16, 2013 @01:00PM Samsung Accused of Paying For Negative HTC Reviews
Saturday April 13, 2013 @07:26AM UK Gov To Investigate 'Aggressive' In-app Purchases
Tuesday April 02, 2013 @12:13PM Google Glass and Surveillance Culture
Tuesday March 26, 2013 @12:38PM European Carriers Complain To EU About Anti-Competitive Contracts With Apple
Thursday March 14, 2013 @09:30AM Google Removing Ad-Blockers From Play
Sunday March 10, 2013 @02:16AM Game Site Wonders 'What Next?' When 50% of Users Block Ads
Friday March 08, 2013 @09:33PM Mass. Bill Would Put Privacy Squeeze on Cloud Apps For Schools
Tuesday March 05, 2013 @09:34AM Shooting Yourself In the Foot, 21st Century Style
Friday March 01, 2013 @07:25PM Is Code.org Too Soulless To Make an Impact?
Saturday February 23, 2013 @05:26PM Firefox Will Soon Block Third-Party Cookies
Friday February 22, 2013 @07:12PM CAPTCHA Using Ad-Based Verification
Saturday February 16, 2013 @03:27PM Ask Slashdot: I Just Need... Marketing?