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Critics wary as Google's Chrome begins an ad crackdown

11 monthes ago   |   By Phys.org

On Thursday, Google will begin using its Chrome browser to reshape the web by eradicating ads it deems annoying or otherwise detrimental to users. It just so happens that many of Google's own most lucrative ads will pretty much sail through its new filters.
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Here's how Google plans on filtering ads in Google Chrome

Here's how Google plans on filtering ads in Google Chrome

11 monthes ago   |   By MobileSyrup

February 15th, 2018 is going to go down in history as the day that Google - the company that generates a vast swath of its annual revenue from online advertising - made a move to limit ads on the internet. As of tomorrow, Google's Chrome web browser will remove ads from sites that don't conform to the Coalition for Better Ads' Better Ads Standards. The standards were developed after the Coalition surveyed over 40,000 internet users in North America and Europe to determine the four desktop ad categories and eight mobile ad categories that users found especially egregious. Among some of the...
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