Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 19th Sep 2015 14:37 UTC
Internet & Networking

Let's talk ad-blocking.

With the arrival of iOS 9, ad-blocking is coming to mobile in a big way, and it's causing a lot of talk all over the web. It is highlighting the internal struggle some feel about the practice, but also the hypocrisy of some of its staunchest proponents. So far, it seems like the real 'bloodbath' isn't taking place where people thought it would be - namely, publishers - but among personalities.

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The cattle drive to Apple Ads
by nikv on Mon 21st Sep 2015 00:55 UTC
nikv
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2015-04-08

Apple is promoting ad blocking software here but Apple also benefits from Ads in its own apps. Either more sites will become apple apps or Apple Ads will be the only 'exception' to the Ad blocker.

Seems to be a clever though quite dirty feeling way to push everybody into the Apple Ad agency.

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