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Mozilla launches Firefox Better Web extension powered by Scroll's ad-free subscription service

Mozilla launches Firefox Better Web extension powered by Scroll's ad-free subscription service

The war against online ads just kicked up a notch For digital publishers like Android Police, online ads provide a vital stream of revenue that helps us keep the lights on, despite taking up extra
Ad-free news subscription Scroll now hides unsightly toolbar by default (Update: AMP dark mode)

Ad-free news subscription Scroll now hides unsightly toolbar by default (Update: AMP dark mode)

Android Police just keeps getting better Update 1: 2020/02/26 2:18pm PST After we rolled out our dark theme earlier this month, many of you asked when the Scroll bar would match the theme. You'll
Bernie Sanders Raised Whopping $46.5 Million in February, Plans TV Ad Buys in 9 States

Bernie Sanders Raised Whopping $46.5 Million in February, Plans TV Ad Buys in 9 States

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) raised a whopping $46.5 million in campaign cash in February, and he is using the cash to plan television ad buys in nine states.
Ad-free news subscription Scroll now hides unsightly toolbar by default (Update: Dark mode too)

Ad-free news subscription Scroll now hides unsightly toolbar by default (Update: Dark mode too)

Android Police just keeps getting better Update 1: 2020/02/26 2:18pm PST After we rolled out our dark theme earlier this month, many of you asked when the Scroll bar would match the theme. You'll
Ad-free news subscription service Scroll now hides unsightly toolbar by default

Ad-free news subscription service Scroll now hides unsightly toolbar by default

Android Police just keeps getting better If you haven't heard of Scroll by now (where have you been?), it's this nifty service that removes ads from 300 of your favorite news sites, including Android
Cookies Must Die is a free-to-play platformer that's actually worth playing

Cookies Must Die is a free-to-play platformer that's actually worth playing

Cookies Must Die is the latest release from Rebel Twins, the creators of Daddy Was A Thief, Aliens Drive Me Crazy, and most notably, Dragon Hills. As expected, Cookies Must Die offers a zany story,
Bar advertises coronavirus-themed party as ‘sickest night of the year’

Bar advertises coronavirus-themed party as ‘sickest night of the year’

One ad offered Corona beer for $6.50 'while the pandemic lasts.' The post Bar advertises coronavirus-themed party as ‘sickest night of the year’ appeared first on The Daily Dot.
New Scroll subscription service removes ads from over 300 news sites, including Android Police

New Scroll subscription service removes ads from over 300 news sites, including Android Police

A new subscription service called Scroll launches today, offering advertisement-free access to over 300 sites, including The Atlantic, BuzzFeed News, Gizmodo, The Verge, and even us: Android Police.
Your WhatsApp Status feed will remain free of ads, for now

Your WhatsApp Status feed will remain free of ads, for now

According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, Facebook has halted its plans to introduce ads in WhatsApp's Status feed. Talk of advertisements in WhatsApp, and specifically interspersed among
Realme copies a little too much from Redmi, puts ads on its phones

Realme copies a little too much from Redmi, puts ads on its phones

Some folks see the Chinese budget brand Realme, a BBK subsidiary and OPPO spin-off, as something of a Xiaomi/Redmi clone — even just the names share more than chance would allow. Whether they are or
‘Wrong Decision’: Hallmark Channel Reinstates Zola Ad Featuring Two Women Kissing

‘Wrong Decision’: Hallmark Channel Reinstates Zola Ad Featuring Two Women Kissing

It was a complaint by One Million Moms, part of the American Family Association, that had led to the initial decision to pull the ads.
The time Mikhail Gorbachev starred in a Pizza Hut commercial

The time Mikhail Gorbachev starred in a Pizza Hut commercial

In 1997, Mikhail Gorbachev, the final leader of the Soviet Union, needed some cash. So he made a Pizza Hut commercial. Of course there was more to the story than that, but not really so much. He
Targeted Ads for Pregnant People

Targeted Ads for Pregnant People

Marissa Maciel and Emily Flake illustrate a humorous array of advertisements for goods and services that promise to sate the needs and desires of mothers-to-be.
Apex Launcher's demise continues, now pushes scammy ads for its own browser when you open Chrome

Apex Launcher's demise continues, now pushes scammy ads for its own browser when you open Chrome

Apex and Nova used to go toe to toe for launcher supremacy, but while Nova has continued to improve, Apex's fall from grace has been something of a spectacle. Last year's update to version 4 was met
Twitter carves out ‘cause-based’ advocacy exemption in political ads ban

Twitter carves out ‘cause-based’ advocacy exemption in political ads ban

Jack Dorsey announced Twitter's decision to craft the policy in October. The post Twitter carves out ‘cause-based’ advocacy exemption in political ads ban appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Will Twitter’s new political ad policy exempt fossil fuel companies?

Will Twitter’s new political ad policy exempt fossil fuel companies?

Twitter argues the policy is still in the works after questions were raised over climate ads. The post Will Twitter’s new political ad policy exempt fossil fuel companies? appeared first on The Daily
This Charger Takes Over Your Phone to Poison the Ad Data Amazon Wants

This Charger Takes Over Your Phone to Poison the Ad Data Amazon Wants

The FANGo charger hijacks your phone and creates junk data by aimlessly clicking, searching, and scrolling through sites like Amazon and Youtube
Atari Centipede commercial with bad 1980s TV rap

Atari Centipede commercial with bad 1980s TV rap

Enjoy this 1983 television commercial advertising Centipede for the Atari 5200. The centipedes are coming Get your fingers moving fast The spider's out to get you Do you think that you can last?