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Engadget
1 month ago
Gadgets

Amazon's Fire TV Stick 4K Max is better as a retro gaming device than a streamer

Cheap streaming sticks offer a good deal upfront but often come with a compromised user experience over time. [ more ]
Android Police
4 months ago
Tech industry

Google TV needs to get better, and it needs to do it now

Google TV can improve by reducing excessive and irrelevant ads.
Google TV lacks user-friendly presentation and needs to focus on user experience. [ more ]
Intelligencer
1 month ago
Marketing

Instagram Discovers New, Annoying Place to Put Ads

Instagram is now testing unskippable ads, interrupting user scrolling, potentially changing the platform experience. [ more ]
PetaPixel
1 month ago
Marketing

Instagram is Testing Unskippable Ads

Instagram is reportedly testing unskippable ads that prevent users from scrolling past until they watch. [ more ]
TechCrunch
1 month ago
Marketing

Instagram confirms test of 'unskippable' ads | TechCrunch

Instagram is testing unskippable ads with a countdown timer to ensure users view the ads before continuing to browse the app [ more ]
Engadget
1 month ago
Gadgets

Amazon's Fire TV Stick 4K Max is better as a retro gaming device than a streamer

Cheap streaming sticks offer a good deal upfront but often come with a compromised user experience over time. [ more ]
Android Police
4 months ago
Tech industry

Google TV needs to get better, and it needs to do it now

Google TV can improve by reducing excessive and irrelevant ads.
Google TV lacks user-friendly presentation and needs to focus on user experience. [ more ]
Intelligencer
1 month ago
Marketing

Instagram Discovers New, Annoying Place to Put Ads

Instagram is now testing unskippable ads, interrupting user scrolling, potentially changing the platform experience. [ more ]
PetaPixel
1 month ago
Marketing

Instagram is Testing Unskippable Ads

Instagram is reportedly testing unskippable ads that prevent users from scrolling past until they watch. [ more ]
TechCrunch
1 month ago
Marketing

Instagram confirms test of 'unskippable' ads | TechCrunch

Instagram is testing unskippable ads with a countdown timer to ensure users view the ads before continuing to browse the app [ more ]
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#facebook
wikiHow
1 month ago
Social media marketing

Why Your Facebook Feed is All Ads (and How to Fix It)

To see fewer ads on your Facebook feed and more of your friends' posts, customize your settings and use tools like F.B. Purity. [ more ]
Mashable India
5 months ago
Privacy professionals

Facebook Users In The UK Have More Privacy Protections Than In The U.S. Here's Why.

EU regulations are shaping Facebook's operations and user protections in Europe.
Users in the EU can pay a monthly fee to opt out of ads on Facebook and Instagram. [ more ]
wikiHow
1 month ago
Social media marketing

Why Your Facebook Feed is All Ads (and How to Fix It)

To see fewer ads on your Facebook feed and more of your friends' posts, customize your settings and use tools like F.B. Purity. [ more ]
Mashable India
5 months ago
Privacy professionals

Facebook Users In The UK Have More Privacy Protections Than In The U.S. Here's Why.

EU regulations are shaping Facebook's operations and user protections in Europe.
Users in the EU can pay a monthly fee to opt out of ads on Facebook and Instagram. [ more ]
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#google
Ars Technica
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

Next up in Google's dramatic overhaul of search: AI Overview ads

Google is transforming search into AI Overview, including ads within the box. [ more ]
Android Police
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

One week in, Google is already wrapping ads within its fancy Search AI Overviews

Google prioritizing AI at Google I/O with AI advancements in various services and the introduction of AI Overviews in Google Search. [ more ]
The Verge
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Google's AI search results are already getting ads

Google is testing search and shopping ads within AI summaries in the US. [ more ]
Ars Technica
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

Next up in Google's dramatic overhaul of search: AI Overview ads

Google is transforming search into AI Overview, including ads within the box. [ more ]
Android Police
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

One week in, Google is already wrapping ads within its fancy Search AI Overviews

Google prioritizing AI at Google I/O with AI advancements in various services and the introduction of AI Overviews in Google Search. [ more ]
The Verge
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Google's AI search results are already getting ads

Google is testing search and shopping ads within AI summaries in the US. [ more ]
moregoogle
#tiktok
Exchangewire
3 months ago
Marketing

Disney+ to Introduce Always-On Channels; TikTok's New Rewards App Under Scrutiny; X to Comply With Brazil Supreme Court Rulings - ExchangeWire.com

Disney+ plans to introduce standalone channels featuring ads, resembling linear TV, for additional revenue streams. [ more ]
SlashGear.com
5 months ago
Marketing

How Do People Actually Make Money On TikTok? - SlashGear

Running ads is a surefire way for companies to increase profits on TikTok.
TikTok Shop allows businesses to sell products directly in the app, boosting visibility and accessibility. [ more ]
Exchangewire
3 months ago
Marketing

Disney+ to Introduce Always-On Channels; TikTok's New Rewards App Under Scrutiny; X to Comply With Brazil Supreme Court Rulings - ExchangeWire.com

Disney+ plans to introduce standalone channels featuring ads, resembling linear TV, for additional revenue streams. [ more ]
SlashGear.com
5 months ago
Marketing

How Do People Actually Make Money On TikTok? - SlashGear

Running ads is a surefire way for companies to increase profits on TikTok.
TikTok Shop allows businesses to sell products directly in the app, boosting visibility and accessibility. [ more ]
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#instagram
Social Media Today
4 months ago
Marketing

Instagram Launches Ads With Promo Codes To Entice Purchase Activity

Instagram launches 'Ads with Promo Codes' globally for brands to consider in campaigns.
Advertisers leveraging the feature saw reduced cost per purchase and increased conversions. [ more ]
Social Media Today
4 months ago
Marketing

Instagram Launches Ads With Promo Codes to Entice Purchase Activity

Promo codes on Instagram can reduce cost per purchase and increase conversions.
Meta has been experimenting with promo codes on Facebook and Instagram. [ more ]
Social Media Today
4 months ago
Marketing

Instagram Launches Ads With Promo Codes To Entice Purchase Activity

Instagram launches 'Ads with Promo Codes' globally for brands to consider in campaigns.
Advertisers leveraging the feature saw reduced cost per purchase and increased conversions. [ more ]
Social Media Today
4 months ago
Marketing

Instagram Launches Ads With Promo Codes to Entice Purchase Activity

Promo codes on Instagram can reduce cost per purchase and increase conversions.
Meta has been experimenting with promo codes on Facebook and Instagram. [ more ]
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#streaming-services
Houston Chronicle
4 months ago
Tech industry

Streaming TV features ads almost everywhere, and it's going to get worse

Cord cutting initially offered ad-free viewing
Streaming services have adopted ads to generate income [ more ]
The Atlantic
5 months ago
Digital life

TV Is Back in Its Commercials Era

Major streaming services are introducing ads to their subscription offerings, giving consumers the choice to pay more or sit through commercial breaks.
Amazon Prime subscribers now have to pay an extra $2.99 per month to watch without commercials, joining other major streaming platforms that have already incorporated ads. [ more ]
Houston Chronicle
4 months ago
Tech industry

Streaming TV features ads almost everywhere, and it's going to get worse

Cord cutting initially offered ad-free viewing
Streaming services have adopted ads to generate income [ more ]
The Atlantic
5 months ago
Digital life

TV Is Back in Its Commercials Era

Major streaming services are introducing ads to their subscription offerings, giving consumers the choice to pay more or sit through commercial breaks.
Amazon Prime subscribers now have to pay an extra $2.99 per month to watch without commercials, joining other major streaming platforms that have already incorporated ads. [ more ]
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#dolby-vision
GameSpot
5 months ago
Video games

Prime Video Removes Additional Features Unless You Pay Extra

Prime Video has removed Dolby Vision HDR and Dolby Atmos unless users pay an extra $3 per month
The move follows the introduction of ads to Prime Video in January [ more ]
Ars Technica
5 months ago
Gadgets

Prime Video cuts Dolby Vision, Atmos support from ad tier-and didn't tell subs

Amazon is now showing ads to Prime Video subscribers in the US unless they pay an additional fee.
Users who choose to sit through ads lose access to Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos features. [ more ]
GameSpot
5 months ago
Video games

Prime Video Removes Additional Features Unless You Pay Extra

Prime Video has removed Dolby Vision HDR and Dolby Atmos unless users pay an extra $3 per month
The move follows the introduction of ads to Prime Video in January [ more ]
Ars Technica
5 months ago
Gadgets

Prime Video cuts Dolby Vision, Atmos support from ad tier-and didn't tell subs

Amazon is now showing ads to Prime Video subscribers in the US unless they pay an additional fee.
Users who choose to sit through ads lose access to Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos features. [ more ]
moredolby-vision
#prime-video
AdExchanger
5 months ago
Online marketing

Prime Video Went AVOD. But Is It Delivering On Its Promise For Advertisers (And Consumers)? | AdExchanger

Prime Video has entered the AVOD streaming wars by introducing ads to its platform.
Consumers and media buyers have expressed skepticism and dissatisfaction with the default ad experience on Prime Video. [ more ]
Decider
5 months ago
Online marketing

Does Prime Vide Now Have Ads? Everything You Need To Know To Go Ad-Free

All Prime Video accounts now include ads, and the only way to get rid of them is to pay an extra $2.99 monthly.
To upgrade your account to an ad-free plan, follow the steps in the article. [ more ]
AdExchanger
5 months ago
Online marketing

Prime Video Went AVOD. But Is It Delivering On Its Promise For Advertisers (And Consumers)? | AdExchanger

Prime Video has entered the AVOD streaming wars by introducing ads to its platform.
Consumers and media buyers have expressed skepticism and dissatisfaction with the default ad experience on Prime Video. [ more ]
Decider
5 months ago
Online marketing

Does Prime Vide Now Have Ads? Everything You Need To Know To Go Ad-Free

All Prime Video accounts now include ads, and the only way to get rid of them is to pay an extra $2.99 monthly.
To upgrade your account to an ad-free plan, follow the steps in the article. [ more ]
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#youtube
Digital Trends
5 months ago
Privacy technologies

There's only one streaming device that lets you escape ads | Digital Trends

Chromecast with Google TV is reportedly starting to show ads on the home screen.
Google's revenue from YouTube advertising is significant and they utilize NFL Sunday Ticket to sell more ads. [ more ]
Android Police
7 months ago
Marketing

YouTube cuts down ad interruptions on TV - by bringing back the commercial break

YouTube is reducing the number of ads for TV app users, but the ad breaks will be longer.
Research shows that viewers prefer grouped video ads for long-form content on television screens. [ more ]
Digital Trends
5 months ago
Privacy technologies

There's only one streaming device that lets you escape ads | Digital Trends

Chromecast with Google TV is reportedly starting to show ads on the home screen.
Google's revenue from YouTube advertising is significant and they utilize NFL Sunday Ticket to sell more ads. [ more ]
Android Police
7 months ago
Marketing

YouTube cuts down ad interruptions on TV - by bringing back the commercial break

YouTube is reducing the number of ads for TV app users, but the ad breaks will be longer.
Research shows that viewers prefer grouped video ads for long-form content on television screens. [ more ]
moreyoutube
#social-media
Her Campus | Created for Gen Z, By Gen Z.
5 months ago
Marketing

TikTok Shop: Redundancy of Social Media Marketing

Excessive ads on social media platforms are frustrating for users
The presence of sponsored content contributes to the annoyance of ads [ more ]
Slate Magazine
7 months ago
Digital life

Ever Buy Something From Bad Instagram or TikTok Ads? These People Have. They Have Stories.

Social media is filled with ads for various products, many of which are strange and potentially shady.
Buying products from third-party retailers on social media can lead to receiving something different from what was advertised and difficulties with returns. [ more ]
Her Campus | Created for Gen Z, By Gen Z.
5 months ago
Marketing

TikTok Shop: Redundancy of Social Media Marketing

Excessive ads on social media platforms are frustrating for users
The presence of sponsored content contributes to the annoyance of ads [ more ]
Slate Magazine
7 months ago
Digital life

Ever Buy Something From Bad Instagram or TikTok Ads? These People Have. They Have Stories.

Social media is filled with ads for various products, many of which are strange and potentially shady.
Buying products from third-party retailers on social media can lead to receiving something different from what was advertised and difficulties with returns. [ more ]
moresocial-media
ZDNET
5 months ago
Digital life

I gave Telly my data and privacy for a free TV - and I don't regret it

The ads weren't as intrusive as expected
The built-in camera offers useful features and new ways to interact [ more ]
Eater
5 months ago
Food & drink

Brands Are Getting a Little Too Comfortable With Poop

The term "gut health" has become a major health buzzword, leading to a surge in products and ads centered around digestive health.
Brands are using bold and uncomfortable language to market these products, focusing on poop and digestive discomfort. [ more ]
MarTech
6 months ago
Marketing

How in-store technology will bolster retail media networks | MarTech

Retail media networks (RMNs) are receiving more support from in-store technologies, according to a report by the IAB.
The IAB will launch a digital out-of-home (DOOH) and in-store retail media working group to develop a playbook for retailers, agencies, and brands. [ more ]
Therecord
7 months ago
Privacy professionals

Google network displayed ads on sanctioned websites, report shows

Google served ads for Fortune 500 companies and U.S. federal agencies on a sanctioned Iranian website and hardcore porn websites.
The ads were placed through the Google Search Partners network, raising concerns about reputational risks for advertisers.
The ads on the sanctioned sites were removed about two weeks ago, but Google did not deny their appearance. [ more ]
Exchangewire
7 months ago
Marketing

$9.8bn Black Friday online spend record; Brands wasting $600m in holiday season ad spend

Black Friday online sales reached a record $9.8 billion in the US, with smartphones accounting for 54% of all online sales.
Brands are wasting over $600 million on ads that are not suitable for the holiday season, according to an analysis by CreativeX.
School children are using AI image generators to create indecent images of their classmates, prompting a call for urgent action from the UK Safer Internet Centre. [ more ]
The Messenger
7 months ago
Marketing

Instagram's TikTok-Like Videos Show 'Overtly Sexual Adult Videos' to Teens

Instagram's Reels feature is showing inappropriate content to teenagers, including ads for dating apps and questionable videos.
Major brands like Bumble and Disney have suspended their ads on Instagram due to concerns about content placement on Reels. [ more ]
The Motley Fool
8 months ago
Marketing

Amazon Snaps Up a New Sales Channel; Here's What It Means for the Stock | The Motley Fool

Social media is evolving to include social commerce, allowing users to make purchases directly from the platform.
Social commerce is a $6 trillion opportunity by 2030 according to data from Statista. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
8 months ago
Podcast

From Spice Girls to Sugababes, how Britain's girlbands conquered the world

Podcast ads can be annoying and interrupt the listening experience.
Paid, ad-free podcast subscription services may incentivize producers to carry irritating ads.
There are plenty of great podcasts to listen to despite the ads. [ more ]
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