Items tagged with online-advertising

You know what really grinds our gears? Bad ads. Online advertising makes most of the free content on the Internet (such as the words you’re reading right now) possible, but there are plenty of bad actors that abuse advertising tools to spam, trick, or deliver malicious content to users. Fortunately, Google has an ongoing full frontal assault on these practices, and it seems to be working. “We've allocated substantial technical, financial, and human resources to stopping bad advertising practices and protecting users on the web. Hundreds of our engineers, policy experts and others have dedicated their careers to this work,” wrote Mike Hochberg, Director, Ads Engineering for Google.... Read more...