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Twitter Slips Ads Onto User Profiles

Users have in the past questioned Twitter’s revenue strategies after the introduction of news feed ads and videos were accused of being very much like Facebook, with concerns that it could be turning into a Facebook clone, however it is suggested that new plans will put promoted tweets directly onto […]


Amazon And Google To Pay AdBlock Plus To Allow Ads

AdBlock Plus is a free browser plugin which blocks ads from appearing on the user’s screen, giving a much clearer page which is much faster to load. Unfortunately for the website owners, this means that they are losing out on advertising revenue, and with over 300 million AdBlock Plus users, […]


eBay: Buyer Credentials At Risk With Spoof Ads

UPDATE: It has been discovered that the security flaw has actually existed since February. The number of ads identified has rose from 4 ads from 4 different eBay accounts to hundreds across multiple accounts overnight. Details show that the issue was identified and reported by multiple users in February however eBay […]


APP PRIVACY: One Third Of Apps Take More Personal Info Than Needed

Research by the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) has shown that the majority of popular apps on iOS and Android are failing at user privacy after monitoring 1,211 apps in total. The GPEN have since argued that users deserve to be in control of the data being taken regardless of […]


Soundcloud Introducing Ads To It’s Services For The First Time

Today is the first day that we have ever seen ads on Soundcloud – the site that provides budding musicians with a playground to upload their best work whilst visitors can stream and download their content. This release started today in the US however will be going international, moving across […]


Anti-Piracy: Police Replace Ads With Police Warnings

There are many methods being developed in order to crack down on piracy, however the police are now taking another step forward and attempting to hinder the web owner directly by completely cutting the ad revenue made by displaying adverts on their page. By replacing ads on illegal websites with […]


Bolt: A New Snapchat Rival Or An Instagram Hoax?

UPDATE: Bolt has in fact been launched despite questions over the genuine nature of advert banners pushed towards users. The app is currently only available in Singapore, New Zealand and South Africa, however we can expect to see this soon internationally. ——————————————————————————————————- ORIGINAL POST: It has been reported by Instagram […]


Facebook To Extend Their Video Ads Further With LiveRail

Earlier this year, Facebook began rolling out video ads across user newsfeeds after statistics highlighted a 93% increase in video ads in 2013 from the previous year, achieving over £1billion worth of mobile ads in the UK alone. Social networks such as Facebook and Twitter have been dipping a toe […]


Twitter Releases Mobile App Ads In The Footsteps Of Facebook 1

Twitter was always that one social network you could trust to feed you with all your social needs without ads for mobile apps you never have or will have any interest in. All that is past tense now. Expect irritating adverts from now until forever of banners for those games […]