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.
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.
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?
The social network's high-cost "premium video ads" will start appearing in users' News Feeds in the UK, Australia, Japan, and more.
Maker of brain-scanning tech says wearables like Google Glass could evolve to monitor brain signals and sell you toothpaste.
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.
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."
Sponsored content will pop up in BBM Channels, but BlackBerry says it won't interfere with actual chats.
A freshly published Apple patent application envisions the delivery of targeted ads based on your mood, behavior, and other seemingly intangible characteristics.
Paid advertisements are on their way to Mozilla Firefox's New Tab page in an attempt to show more sites to first-time browser users.