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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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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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How to reduce the number of ads in Gmail

You can’t stop Google from scanning your inbox or serving you ads, but you can opt out of receiving personalized ads in Gmail. And you can eliminate one prominent ad banner altogether.

By April 18, 2014

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Twitter's 'tailored ads' know more about you

The information network is letting advertisers use browser cookie data and customer databases to retarget prospects with promoted tweets.

By July 3, 2013

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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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How to opt out of some targeted Google ads

Targeted ads are nothing new, but the search engine giant is about to make them a lot more personal. Here's how to keep your search criteria and other information out of the ad mix.

By October 14, 2013

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Instagram rolling out ads to US users next week

Starting from next week, Instagram users in the US will see ads placed in their stream. Here is what they will look like.

By October 24, 2013

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FTC to search engines: Make it clear which results are ads

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is repeating its warning from 2002 that it's not easy to distinguish paid search results from other results.

By June 25, 2013

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Facebook boosts ad targeting with partner categories

With 500 unique categories, such as cereal buyers and frozen food buyers, the social network creates more ways for advertisers and agencies to specifically target users' online buying habits.

By April 10, 2013

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Building better Super Bowl ads by watching you watch them

A 3-year-old company takes technology from MIT's Media Lab and applies it to ad testing. But do you like Yetis with your Wheat Thins?

By February 2, 2013