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How to get rid of Firefox's new ads on the New Tab page

As promised, ads have finally hit Firefox's New Tab page. Here's how to make them go away.

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Ads officially hit Firefox's new tab page

First tipped in February, Mozilla's new advertising scheme for Firefox's new tab page is live.

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Facebook wants to make push notifications less annoying

The company's Parse back-end platform now offers A/B testing to developers, which can use it to test Facebook mobile campaigns.

Twitter's MoPub ad exchange grabs Verizon tracking cookies, and more may follow

The privacy and security critics were right: Third-parties can and are using Verizon's UIDH strings for their own purposes.

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YouTube considers ad-free video subscriptions, still working on music service

For a price, you may never have to sit through another pesky pre-roll video.

Snapchat rolling out non-'creepy' ads that still might get creepy

Snapchat has a fair amount of data that could be used to target its ads. Will the company use it?

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YouTube served users malicious advertisements, Trend Micro says

The advertisements redirected victims to the Sweet Orange exploit kit, which tries to install malware.

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Ads are coming to Snapchat

But Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel says they'll only appear in the new Stories feature at first.

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Facebook's location-based ads pitch you on the store you just walked by

A new ad format lets businesses target users by geographic radius

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Facebook, armed with data, helps others show mobile ads

Facebook's mobile advertising network is now open for business, and the company is hoping to leverage partner relationships to make money.