Chrome will start filtering disruptive ads worldwide in July

Google announced today that it will roll out its ad filter designed to block intrusive and disruptive ads in Chrome worldwide later this year. Starting July 9th, the company will prevent advertisements that violate the Coalition for Better Ads' Bette...

Spotify is giving brands more control over ads in Discover Weekly

It's no secret that Discover Weekly is a popular personalized playlist for Spotify users. The custom playlist the streaming service builds based on your listening habits each week quickly amassed tens of millions of users after its introduction in 20...

Capcom pulls in-game ads from ‘Street Fighter V’

Were you less than thrilled with Capcom throwing ads into Street Fighter V? You'll be glad to hear that they're gone, at least for now. Polygon and others have noticed that Sponsored Content ads have disappeared from both the "ad-style" costumes (w...

Utah ISP’s internet filtering ad knocks customers offline

Internet providers are no stranger to targeting and inserting ads, but CenturyLink is being a little more... direct. Utah-based customers have discovered that CenturyLink is blocking their internet connections until they acknowledge an ad for the IS...

‘Street Fighter V’ will display in-game ads starting December 11th

Fighting game fans are used to seeing ads in tournaments, but now they're infiltrating the games themselves. Capcom is introducing "sponsored content" to Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition on December 11th to promote its purchasable bundles, costumes...