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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.

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Malicious ads distributed 'on a large scale' by Zedo, Google's DoubleClick ad networks

The advertisements redirect victims to the Nuclear exploit kit, which tries to install the Zemot malware.

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Twitter turns itself into a store with new buy button

The network wants to help you make in-tweet impulse purchases.

on techhive.com

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Spotify video ads inbound: Watch a 30-sec mobile ad, get 30 minutes of nonstop music

Spotify is all about audio, but soon ads on the streaming service won't be.

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Controversial ads slip into Firefox nightly test builds

Mozilla said they would be coming to Firefox back in February. Now, the new ad-infused Directory Tiles new tab page is popping up in Firefox nightly builds.