Microsoft loves placing ads and promos for its products and services in various places across its OS. The latest place where it is placing ads for Teams Essentials is inside the Get Help app.
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Users of Mozilla's Firefox browser found that they were being presented with full-screen adverts for Mozilla's VPN service when navigating to web pages, however, Mozilla has now removed these.
GroupM has reversed its "high risk" designation of Twitter. This means that its clients can resume their advertisements on the website and Twitter can begin earning revenue from those ads.
Netflix has reported that its ad tier now has five million monthly active users. The company said it saw good engagement on the tier compared with other tiers and high levels of interest in it.
Several weeks ago, Microsoft released a redesigned Weather app infested with MSN News and ad banners. After an outbreak of criticism, the software giant gave in and removed news and ads.
Recent observations from users across the internet, later confirmed by YouTube, have found that when trying to use the site, a prompt comes up preventing playback until ad blockers are disabled.
Recent findings on insider builds of Windows 11 have shown that Microsoft is planning on presenting more adverts for its products within the Settings windows, particularly on the default Home tab.
Google started showing ads inside search history on its Play Store. While the store is filled with ads all over the place, it has found one remaining spot to place monetization in the search history.
Google's decision to flood Gmail with ads between emails did not go as planned for the company. Luckily, if you are one of the users impacted by it then there is an easy way to get rid of the ads.
When visiting Google Bard's website, users noticed that Microsoft Edge Canary and Dev now show a large Bing AI ad in the browser's address bar, offering to compare the two AI-powered chatbots.
Microsoft has started rolling out a redesigned Weather app for Windows 10 and 11 (MSN Weather). The latest version features a brand-new design paired with a news feed and recommended content.
The Amazon-owned Audible has revealed it is conducting "limited testing" that will place ads inside some of its audiobooks for users that are not members of its subscription program.
Microsoft has apparently started showing full-page ads after Edge updates (rather than just the OOBE flow) asking you to set it as the default browser. Fortunately, the option can be bypassed.
Windows 11's latest feature update has a headlining feature that might make you think the OS now has some AI magic built-in. No, there is no magic; it is just another Bing and Edge ad.
With the European Union (EU) working on tougher rules for political content and advertising on digital platforms, Google has shared five concerns that should be addressed for fairer laws.
Here is another chapter of Microsoft getting more desperate in attempts to prevent you from leaving Edge. Visiting the Chrome website now results in the browser showing a full-size ad banner.
Today, Microsoft has started having conversations with advertising agencies on how it can incorporate ads into the newly unveiled Bing chatbot platform powered by generative AI, particularly ChatGPT.
Twitter has relaxed its advertising policies to allow cannabis companies to advertise their brand on the platform. However, advertisers cannot promote the sale of the item, save for some exceptions.
Last year, Microsoft begun adding "recommended" promo content on various places including the Start menu on Windows 11. Now, it looks like the company is deciding on renaming it to "For you".
Some Windows users have reported that they are encountering a weird Microsoft 365 Family ad during setup. The advertisement cannot be skipped even if the "No, thanks" button is clicked.
A now-removed post on Reddit reveals a puzzling Windows 11 banner on a computer with Windows 10. Microsoft offers its operating systems with two confusion options: yes and another yes.
Today, the U.S. Justice Department has sued Google, accusing it of benefitting unfairly from its position in the digital advertising sector, saying it should be forced to sell its ad manager suite.
Netflix's ad-supported tier is underperforming expectations, according to some ad agencies that spoke to Digiday. The ad-supported tier is still new and could grow in popularity with its lower price.
Twitter CEO Elon Musk has announced that the social media platform will delete 1.5 billion inactive accounts that haven't logged in or tweeted from, to free up usernames and handles.
The Government of India has asked Google to stop displaying surrogate ads of overseas betting companies in search results and on YouTube as well, amid online gambling crackdown in the country.
Elon Musk is blaming Apple for threatening to block Twitter from its App Store without citing any reasons. He also alleged that the iPhone-maker had stopped advertising on the social media platform.
Microsoft is testing website recommendations on the Start menu in Windows 11. If you are not happy with that, here is how to disable the feature and prevent the OS from showing more ads.
Facebook is removing the political and religious views fields among others from the "About me" page. The change is being done to make the social media platform easier to use and more streamlined.
SpaceX has spent a substantial amount of money buying ad space on Twitter, both companies are owned by Elon Musk. It comes as brands stop advertising on Twitter over moderation concerns.
For a while now, Microsoft has been testing ads and promos for its products and features on Windows 11 with tidbits seen in File Explorer, Microsoft Store, and now in the Start menu also.
Elon Musk, Twitter's new CEO, has said the platform has seen a massive drop in revenue from advertisers. Several companies, including Audi and General Motors, have paused their Twitter advertisements.
Netflix's Basic with Ads plan is launching this Thursday in the United States and 11 other countries. The plan is subsidized with advertisements and is therefore a bit cheaper than other plans.
Elon Musk has revealed that Twitter users will be able to get a blue tick if they buy Twitter Blue for $8 per month. They will get other perks too like priority replies, fewer ads, and more.
Uber has launched its own media division, with which it plans to sell advertisement space inside its ride hailing and food delivery apps, as well as during rides and even on top of cars.
Microsoft Edge has been found to be serving malicious tech support scam ads. While the ads appear harmless from a distance, they are designed to redirect targets to malicious domains.
Microsoft Edge on Android has received a neat experimental flag to help the browser block ads. In addition to the built-in ad blocker, Edge for Android is now better at removing video ads.
Adguard developers are now ready for Google to enforce Manifest V3 policies on extensions developer. The company has announced the launch of the world's first Manifest V3-based ad blocker for Chrome.
Microsoft has started testing ad banners in the Microsoft Store. Developers who want to participate in the trials can sign up for the Pilot Program using a dedicated Microsoft form.
Microsoft has confirmed that it is now showing more ads to "free" Outlook users on iOS and Android. Banners appear when users disable Focused Inbox, not just in the "Other" section of the app.
YouTube is pushing Social Shopping with its new “Tag Products” tool, which is available to a select few YouTubers. The platform pays a fixed amount per month in addition to a per-click commission.