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How to disable ads on the Windows 10 lock screen

How to disable ads on the Windows 10 lock screen Early this year many Windows 10 users were alarmed to go see that ads were popping up on their locks screens where no ads had been before.Yes, there is a solution to make those ads on Windows 10 go away, but you’ll have to make a visit to your settings.

Kraft ad teaches moms how to swear in front of their 'monkey-flunking' kids

Kraft ad teaches moms how to swear in front of their 'monkey-flunking' kids Kraft is marking the holiday with a foul-mouthed new commercial in which real-life swearing expert Melissa Mohr offers up some creative, kid-friendly alternatives to curse words.The premise is rooted in market research that found that nearly three quarters of moms admit to having dropped the F-bomb in front of their kids.

Researchers Find 234 Android Apps That Track You (Poorly) With Ultrasonic Waves

Researchers Find 234 Android Apps That Track You (Poorly) With Ultrasonic Waves For example, apps can employ ultrasound cross-device tracking (uXDT) to find out where you are or what you’re watching.The research was funded by the German government, and surveyed top Android apps to see how many were using uXDT technology.

Google Can Now Track Your Offline Purchases

Google Can Now Track Your Offline Purchases The search giant is looking to change that by associating online ads with purchases in the real world — your purchases.Right now, Google and other online advertisers lack the data to draw a strong connection between online ads and purchases in real life.

Google Will Stop Reading Your Email to Target Ads

Google Will Stop Reading Your Email to Target Ads One of Google’s most controversial practices over the years has been the automated scanning of email contents.It comes from Google’s cloud unit, which is responsible for selling G Suite business subscriptions.

Ads that portray the stereotype of men being bad at housework will be banned

Ads that portray the stereotype of men being bad at housework will be banned Adverts that perpetuate gender stereotypes — including men failing to undertake simple household tasks — are to be banned under new regulations proposed by industry watchdog the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA).The new regulations put forth by the ASA will crack down on ads that portray activities as specific to one particular gender and ads that mock people for not conforming to gender stereotypes.

Parody video shows exactly how Spotify records its annoying ads

Parody video shows exactly how Spotify records its annoying ads Thanks to the rise of streaming music services like Spotify, you can listen to almost any song, free of charge.The downside is that just as you're really feeling it, your playlist or album will be interrupted with the worst, loudest, most annoying ad you've ever heard in your life.

Goodbye Flash and thanks for all the animated fish

Goodbye Flash and thanks for all the animated fish I was there at the beginning of Flash and yet, when Flash dies in 2020, I won't miss it.Initially, it was the rise of HTML 5 that threatened Flash's dominance, especially in the video space.

Forget fake news. Facebook needs to do something about fake ads.

Forget fake news. Facebook needs to do something about fake ads. Perhaps you've seen these Facebook ads, the cryptic, often misleading images and text that sit neatly in the right rail of your desktop Facebook, right next to your newsfeed.Not surprising when you consider that advertising makes up more than 90% of all of Facebook's revenue.

Women Buying "Anti-Pervert" Flamethrowers to Protect Themselves from Men

Women Buying "Anti-Pervert" Flamethrowers to Protect Themselves from Men Sexual harassment and molestation are huge problems the world over, but women in China are not fucking around.“No matter where we stand, we can protect [ourselves” one advert reads.

Here's how to scam your way into becoming an Instagram influencer

Here's how to scam your way into becoming an Instagram influencer Well, here's one side-hustle you can probably manage while binging all of Netflix's originals: Be an Instagram influencer.California model Alexa Rae (calibeachgirl310) and travel photographer Amanda Smith (wanderingggirl) are two Instagram influencers.

A few ways Walmart could spend $18 million instead of corporate propaganda

A few ways Walmart could spend $18 million instead of corporate propaganda The ads are meant to help repair Walmart's reputation, particularly around how it treats its massive workforce.The company has been on the receiving end of plenty of criticism over its low pay while raking in billions in profit.

New Australian pro-marriage equality ad fires back at controversial 'Vote no' ad

New Australian pro-marriage equality ad fires back at controversial 'Vote no' ad The Coalition for Marriage's divisive 'Vote no' ad stirred up some controversy when it aired on Australian television on Tuesday, and now Australia's biggest marriage equality organisation has hit back.National lobby group Australian Marriage Equality released its own ad, first shared on news.

Australian lamb ad causes outrage for featuring vegetarian Hindu god

Australian lamb ad causes outrage for featuring vegetarian Hindu god A new ad promoting Australian lamb has caused a strong reaction from the Australian Indian and Hindu communities, for the representation of deity Ganesha encouraging the eating of lamb.Released on Monday, Meat and Livestock Australia's new spring ad brings the world's religious figures together for a casual barbecue — serving lamb, of course.

Facebook let advertisers buy ads targeting 'Jew haters'

Facebook let advertisers buy ads targeting 'Jew haters' The social network allowed advertisers to buy ads specifically targeting "Jew haters" and people who were "interested in" other anti-Semitic topics, according to a new report from ProPublica.The publication found that Facebook's advertising portal contained a number of anti-Semitic categories ad-buyers could use to help target their ads on Facebook.

The future of obnoxiously loud autoplay videos is in doubt

The future of obnoxiously loud autoplay videos is in doubt Starting in early 2018 will block autoplay video with sound on its popular Chrome browser.Could we soon be heralding the end of noisy autoplay video?

Mark Zuckerberg's refusal to make Russia-linked Facebook ads public is a disgrace

Mark Zuckerberg's refusal to make Russia-linked Facebook ads public is a disgrace Forever tainting the otherwise inoffensive gray-to-beige color palette, billionaire Mark Zuckerberg took to Facebook Live today to address his company's role in the 2016 U.Mark Warner has explicitly called for Facebook to make the advertisements public.