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Facebook to share ads based on location history with advertisers -- but won't say when

With Nearby Friends, your location history is private to you and only you -- until the social network decides otherwise. Surprised? Don't be. Facebook is in the advertising business.

By April 18, 2014

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Apple aims to target ads based on your mood

A freshly published Apple patent application envisions the delivery of targeted ads based on your mood, behavior, and other seemingly intangible characteristics.

By January 23, 2014

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​Facebook tests 'buy' button on ads

The social network makes another attempt to get users shopping through their feeds.

By July 17, 2014

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Facebook aims its ad machine at virtual goods and video games

The world's largest social network is offering developers a way to sell virtual items to its users.

By July 10, 2014

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Ads in space: Mars One offers interplanetary product placement

Mars One hopes to lure investors with an opportunity to send marketing materials all the way to the Red Planet.

By June 30, 2014

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Ad imagines stealthy World Cup-killing soda can

What do you do when your country is gripped by soccer fever and you don't give a lick for it? In this ad, you turn off all the TVs with a spylike soda can.

By June 20, 2014

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Sandberg: Bring the personal touch to Facebook ads

Facebook's operations chief warns that users might banish traditional advertising the way they ignore annoying friends. Precise targeting means it doesn't have to be that way.

By June 18, 2014

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Facebook will let you control which ads you see

Don't care for that car ad? Soon, Facebook will explain why it's there -- and give you the power to tune out those kinds of pitches.

By June 12, 2014

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Moviegoers stunned by VW's 'don't text and drive' ad (or are they?)

In an attempt to put people's heads in the moment, moviegoers get a text, just as the action on the screen unfolds. But is it all a setup?

By June 9, 2014

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CEO defends Nest's un-Googley, ad-free business

The maker of Net-connected thermostats and smoke detectors isn't like its parent company Google when it comes to making money, says Nest CEO and founder Tony Fadell.

By May 22, 2014