Google is cracking down on annoying online ads (The 3:59, Ep. 357)



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The search giant rolled out new ad-blocking tech on Chrome, plus spending with Bitcoin.

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8 thoughts on “Google is cracking down on annoying online ads (The 3:59, Ep. 357)

  • February 19, 2018 at 11:27 pm
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    I noticed in previous videos that she is in they cut her off and didn't let her finish her statements. I'm glad she finally said something.

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  • February 19, 2018 at 11:27 pm
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    and you're guilty of it cnet!!! Autoplaying videos on your website drives me insane!

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  • February 19, 2018 at 11:27 pm
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    YouTube Red is looking like a con.. Cold Fusion puts their ads inside their vids. So why are people paying for ad free youtube Red? Please discuss, why this grubby site is allowed to be on you tube!

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  • February 19, 2018 at 11:27 pm
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    For users using ad block don't expect any changes lol. This just to make chrome users feel safe.

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  • February 19, 2018 at 11:27 pm
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    🆘…..what’s REALLY ANNOYING is waiting for cnet to run a minute and a half of their video with shoddy opening music all the whilst running in ultra crisp potato camera mode……😂😂😂😂😂😂😬🙁😩🤨😡🤪😳

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  • February 19, 2018 at 11:27 pm
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    Google must be doing a PR stunt. They are the king of harvesting your data to sell off to advertisers, oh and you just reminded me about their censoring efforts. Bottom line…Google is evil.

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