Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 24th Mar 2013 17:56 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "Android and iPhone users [...] will also experience BlackBerry's ad content in the form of mobile takeovers starting the week of March 25. Those mobile takeovers will fill your screen with what looks like a BlackBerry 10's, demoing a specific feature like its photo 'Time Shift' capability that allows you to scroll through several captured options for each face in a picture." Yes. BlackBerry is going to run ads that hijack your entire smartphone's display. Sigh.
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RE[2]: Comment by powderblue
by Thom_Holwerda on Sun 24th Mar 2013 21:13 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by powderblue"
Thom_Holwerda
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2005-06-29

Uh, when I click an ad, I don't expect my ENTIRE DISPLAY to be hijacked. That's not okay, in any way, shape, or form.

Edited 2013-03-24 21:13 UTC

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RE[3]: Comment by powderblue
by Soulbender on Mon 25th Mar 2013 04:15 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by powderblue"
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2005-08-18

That's not okay, in any way, shape, or form.


Nonsense, of course it is. It's what expected to happen when you *click the ad*. Obviously you're clicking it because you're interested in the offer so having the ad expand to the whole screen is a non-problem. If you don't want that to happen, don't click the ad.
Are you also opposing full-page ads in magazines and newspapers?

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