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This Ad Man Has Gone To War Against Homepage Takeover Ads

The intro to the blog ” Tab Closed; Didn’t Read” cuts straight to the point: “If you’re going to insist on obscuring your content with some stupid social sh–, a promo for your sh—y app or a full-page newsletter signup form, then I’m not going to read your content. Or […]
This Ad Man Has Gone To War Against Homepage Takeover Ads
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2012 May Be The Year Banner Ads Started To Die

[credit provider=”Joi Ito via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/joi/3573104228/”] Banner ads, those benighted rectangles and boxes, have been the primary way publishers make money online since a digital offshoot of Wired magazine ran the first one 18 years ago.But the industry is ripe for disruption, and many feel it won’t be long before […]
2012 May Be The Year Banner Ads Started To Die
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These ‘Gratuitous’ American Apparel Ads Were Just Banned In The UK

[credit provider=”American Apparel”] After received a only one complaint, UK’s ban-happy Advertising Standards Authority has censored eight American Apparel ads for being “gratuitous… pornographic and exploitative.” Click here to see the NSFW ads> After calling the campaign “amateurish,” the ASA noted that the ads were problematic since the young models’ […]
These ‘Gratuitous’ American Apparel Ads Were Just Banned In The UK