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location-based ads

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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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Firefox users, get ready for ads in your browser

Mozilla says the new Firefox ad initiative takes a kinder, gentler approach to pitching you products.

By November 13, 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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Could wearable tech read minds to sell ads?

Maker of brain-scanning tech says wearables like Google Glass could evolve to monitor brain signals and sell you toothpaste.

By May 21, 2014

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Facebook rolls auto-play video ads into more countries

The social network's high-cost "premium video ads" will start appearing in users' News Feeds in the UK, Australia, Japan, and more.

By May 20, 2014

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Stripe exec: Soon, e-commerce will move to Facebook, too

Social networks are poised to become even more personal as they become a vehicle for e-commerce, too, predicts the co-founder of a payment processing startup.

By November 4, 2014

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With Atlas, Facebook advertisers can follow you around the Web

The ad technology will allow Facebook partners to target ads at users on and off its website.

By September 28, 2014

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Protect your device from malicious ads

The chances of encountering a malware-bearing ad on your phone or tablet are increasing. But blocking ads on mobile is neither easy nor very effective. Here's a better approach to ad-blocking on your device.

By April 10, 2014

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Emails from Apple exec show worry over Samsung ads

In emails presented during a California patent case, Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller expresses frustration with his company's advertising efforts and notes that Samsung's ads seem to be "in the zone."

By April 4, 2014