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Unrelated ads that are shown on my hubs.

  1. Sharlee01 profile image81
    Sharlee01posted 20 months ago

    Does one have the flexibility to opt out of the unrelated ads ? It appears most are not related to subject of the hub in question. Just wondered if I can opt out of any of these ads?

    1. psycheskinner profile image79
      psycheskinnerposted 20 months ago in reply to this

      Unless you have contextual advertising turned off you are being shown ads based on your own cookies and previous internet behavior, and not related to the site you are on. The same it true for pretty much everyone else visiting your hub. But in answer to your question you can opt into showing ads, or not, you can't control what ads are served.

      1. Sharlee01 profile image81
        Sharlee01posted 20 months ago in reply to this

        I appreciate your answer. I will have to consider the option.

        1. Marisa Wright profile image92
          Marisa Wrightposted 20 months ago in reply to this

          Just be aware that the ads YOU see are not the same as the ones your reader will see.

  2. Marisa Wright profile image92
    Marisa Wrightposted 20 months ago

    As psycheskinner says, internet advertising has changed - it isn't based on what the page is about any more.  Instead, it's based on the reader's search history.

 
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