targeted advertising

  • How to Turn Off YouTube Ads for Alcohol, Gambling, Weight Loss and More

    How to Turn Off YouTube Ads for Alcohol, Gambling, Weight Loss and More

    The last thing an alcoholic wants to see is YouTube ads featuring alcohol, which can trigger the desire to drink. The same goes for someone who has perhaps experienced a miscarriage and continues to see YouTube ads for diapers and baby clothes, sending people into a spiral of depression. But if you’re struggling with anything…


  • Reddit Removes Ability to Shun Targeted Ads Based on Your Upvotes

    Reddit Removes Ability to Shun Targeted Ads Based on Your Upvotes

    Reddit said it was “simplifying” its ad privacy options by removing the ability to ignore targeted ads based on what communities you join, which posts you upvote or downvote, and how you spend your time on the platform. On Wednesday, Reddit posted to its r/reddit subreddit that over the next few weeks the site will…