I just visited a hub. As I began to scroll down, I heard an audio (sounded like Italian) playing. I thought it may have been a video capsule but found it was an ad playing at the bottom of the hub. Is this what's happening now?
See who is the sponsor. I had ad-ware self installed on my computer and had to remove it.
I have come across one of those video ads a couple of times. It is distracting.
Yeah, you can't read the hub with that loud audio playing.
I usually just turn my sound off when that happens. But sometimes I listen to music while I am on the computer, and it is especially distracting to hear something else play while my music is on. I haven't seen too many of those ads, so hopefully they won't be popular.
Thanks for taking time to report this.
We had a few reports of ads auto-playing audio over the weekend.
Usually these are rogue ads that Google finds and addresses.
If you still see one, please let us know.
Many times the best way to share information related to such ads is via a screenshot.
Report it in the Hubpages glitch forum. Ads are not meant to autoplay video.
I certainly will, Matt. By the time it stopped playing, there was a blacked out space in place of the ad. Will keep you informed.
by Thomas Swan 5 years ago
This probably isn't a bug, but it's annoying and I wish Hubpages wouldn't do it. There is an ad which plays sound appearing on some of my hubs. I think it's a cricket ad with the sound of a bat hitting a ball, and a crowd cheering. The ad is also one which appears right at the bottom of the page,...
by WeddingConsultant 10 years ago
I find them to be quite annoying.They are randomly found on hubber's profile pages, or hubs themselves, but they scare me each time they come on...
by Sally Gulbrandsen 5 years ago
When did the large floating ads appear on our Pages? Do we receive revenue from these ads or are they designed to take people away from our page before people get a chance to read our content? What are you feelings about these ads. I find them extremely distracting but could put...
by Dale Hyde 7 years ago
I was browsing my hubs tonight and ran across several "auto-play" video ads that are being displayed at the bottom of the page. This totally is not cool as I have videos on many of my hubs and these types of ads start playing over my video content. The one specific ad that I...
by Sondra Rochelle 5 years ago
I noticed yesterday that the videos I am posting from You tube have no sound. It is not my computer because other sites have plenty of sound.
by Faith A Mullen 6 years ago
Which do you find to be more profitable: AdSense or Amazon ads?Do you find that Amazon ads end up making you lose money, distracting people from your AdSense ads? Or do you find that Amazon ads bring you more profit than AdSense?
Copyright © 2019 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
HubPages Inc, a part of Maven Inc.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|