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Google redesigns Ad Settings w/ Material Theme, expands ‘Why this ad?' to all first-party apps

9 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Google

To allay privacy concerns about its ad-centric business model, Google since 2009 has maintained a centralized dashboard to control ads , with later tools allowing for muting and seeing why a specific ad was displayed. The latest change today redesigns Ad Settings with a focus on making it easier for users to understand and control.
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Google revamps Ad Settings and 'Why this ad?' so you can see and control how ads are personalized

Google revamps Ad Settings and 'Why this ad?' so you can see and control how ads are personalized

9 monthes ago   |   By Beta News

Google has given its Ad Settings page an overhaul in the name of transparency. The page gives people the chance to not only see how Google uses the data it has gathered about them to personalize the ads they see, but also exercise a degree of control over these personalized ads. The page makes it possible to disable ad targeting, so you will see rather more generic ads if tailored advertising concerns you. The company has also updated its "Why this ad?" feature, so you will be able to determine why you are seeing certain Google-supplied ads on the sites...
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Google reboots advertising tools to give users more control over their data

Google reboots advertising tools to give users more control over their data

9 monthes ago   |   By VentureBeat

Facing growing questions about how personal data is used to target advertising, Google today announced a series of updates to its advertising tools designed to help users better understand why they see certain ads and help them control the experience. In a blog post, Google product manager Philippe de Lurand Pierre-Paul said that while the company...
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Cleveland Cavalier Fans Can Use Messages App to Order Drinks at Games Thanks...

Cleveland Cavalier Fans Can Use Messages App to Order Drinks at Games Thanks to Apple Business Chat

The Cleveland Cavaliers and Aramark, a food and beverage vendor, today announced a new Apple Business Chat feature that will allow Cleveland Cavaliers fans to order drinks from... Read more ...

Measure results with the Eufy C1 Bluetooth Smart Scale at a discount

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Facts and figures. Amazon has the Eufy C1 Bluetooth Smart Scale on sale for just $28.49 today when you clip the $5 coupon located on the product page. That saves you close to... Read more ...

PlayStation Vue adds four-stream multiview for Apple TV

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The PS4 app gets a few tweaks, too. PlayStation Vue today announced that it's updating its Apple TV app to support multiview - meaning you'll be able to watch up to four live... Read more ...

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Grab three TP-Link Kasa smart Wi-Fi light switches to control from anywhere...

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IWork Apps on iOS Will Be Updated Next Week With Enhanced Apple Pencil...

IWork Apps on iOS Will Be Updated Next Week With Enhanced Apple Pencil Integration and More

Apple today announced that its iWork suite of apps for iOS will be updated next week with enhanced Apple Pencil integration, including new animation options in the Keynote app... Read more ...

App Annie: Mobile gaming made 20% more than other markets

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WhatsApp tests in-app browser and reverse image search to help stop fake...

WhatsApp tests in-app browser and reverse image search to help stop fake news from spreading

The Facebook-owned WhatsApp has seen a slew of new features tested in a bid to help prevent the spread of fake news. Now a couple of new features including an in-app browser... Read more ...

Use this $38 accessory to add voice control and smarts to your garage door

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Smarter garages for everyone. Meross is offering its MSG100 Smart Wi-Fi app-controlled garage door opener for just $38.49 at Amazon. That's thanks to the coupon code D27FYE6I... Read more ...

WhatsApp Testing In-App Browser, Reverse Image Search

WhatsApp Testing In-App Browser, Reverse Image Search

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