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How to Block Political Ads On Social Media

The U.S. presidential election is less than five months away, which means political activity on Facebook is about to go into overdrive
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How You Cam Delete Those Tracking Ads From Virtually Everywhere Online

The good news is there are ways to control those targeted ads and with a little time and instruction, you can enjoy the web without those tracking ads popping up on your screen.
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How To Keep Targeted Ads From Following You

It's a creepy world where products you review tend to stalk your online presence for weeks at a time! Not as creepy but annoying is targeted advertising, in which your online habits are feed to advertisers who ensure ads of whatever you were searching for, follow you from web site to web site. As...
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Web Extensions That Will Help Ease The Political Ads Until Election Day

Election Day is just a few weeks away and that means targeted political ads are ramping up, with some of them downright nasty. There's a good chance you’re seeing targeted ads on Facebook based on your activity both on the platform and around the web. For those of us who are looking for ways to...
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How To Opt Out Of The Netflix Test Of Inserting Ads In Between Episodes

Earlier this week we mentioned that Netflix has begun to insert commercials and programming promos in between your binge-watching sessions . While Netflix is testing out the idea, you can opt out of the ads, at least for now, if you prefer to keep your binging pure. To opt out, you will need to...
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Retailers Buying Ad Space Inside Your Shipped Box

It's no surprise that we're doing more online shopping and that's bad news for brick-and-mortar stores, which have seen profits drop 8% last year. But traditional shopping stores are not going down without a fight. Several retailers have begun to buy advertising inside shipping boxes! A company...
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Now You Can Permanently Silence Autoplay Ads On Web Sites Using Chrome

For some reason the Internet is getting loud! Visiting web sites, especially news sites, now means an automatically playing video is slowly loading and no matter what you do you can't stop it from beginning and basically reading the story you wanted to read! Or while quietly reading a story an...
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Web Browsers To Mute Videos That Automatically Play Online

One of the most annoying things about the Internet are those web site that automatically start to play audio and video. While you are trying to be discreet, the damage has already been done. Some good news though, it appears are planning to launch updates that will mute most videos and audios...
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FDA Considering Changing How Pharmaceutical Advertisements Air

All those pills, crèmes and sprays advertised by drug companies on radio, TV and online, with that laundry list of potential side effects are "overwarning us", says the FDA! The Food and Drug Administration requires that drug commercials provide a 'fair balance' of information both the benefits and...
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