NEW Inappropriate Ads

Discussion in 'Site Discussions & Suggestions' started by Foxi4, May 26, 2016.

  1. Foxi4
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    I know it's through no fault of your own, but some... questionable content might've slipped through the cracks.

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    Will post more information if an advert like this pops up again.
     
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    This is based on what you usually search on google as far as I know :P
     
  3. Tomato Hentai

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    Not always. I've gotten some ads pretty unrelated to what I search such as ads for "LGBT Yoga", whatever that is.
     
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  4. zoogie

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    I think gbatemp's adsense account was banned though, wasn't it? @Foxi4
     
  5. migles

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    what websites had you been visiting foxi??

    anyway. isn't there an option on google adsense settings that says "this is a website designed for younger users" ?
    because it's really shity having a website, using ad services and they are delivering adult ads,,,
     
  6. ih8ih8sn0w

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    I don't think I have seen an ad related to my google searches ever on this site, it has always been random crap...
     
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    I can assure you that I never Googled anything regarding homeopathic baby teething pain relief or business education, and I get those ads too. Besides, I have targeted ads disabled in Google anyways, so my search history should be irrelevant.
     
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    That seems fair enough.

    I get Telus ads since I moved to Videotron for my phone plan :D
    That's pretty much the same thing I guess.


    Of course, what I posted above was a joke :P
     
  9. solress

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    Between here and there
    gotten this as well, it's not something I search on my laptop at work.
     
  10. ElyosOfTheAbyss

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    And I can assure you i didn't search for Charles Darwin university, that's no where near where I live
     
  11. PabloMK7

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    The same has been happening to me, adult ads were showing until I reported it (click the X on the ad, and select inapropiate)
     
  12. Frederica Bernkastel

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    Bear in mind that without enough information on you, advertising companies can't build up enough of a profile to target the "right" ads at you. So instead you get shit like hair-loss medication, hentai (or whatever the fuck that is) and my homeopathic medicines. Do you by any chance use an ad-blocker for most websites? If so, that'll be why you're seeing dodgy creatives on here.

    Moral of the story? Support more websites (we're not all evil, honest, even if ads usually constitute 55% of webpage load time!) ;)

    EDIT: Alternatively, try out the Brave browser which natively replaces ads with more performant ones (or allows you to disable them outright if you're a dick), and instead offers up several payment deals to continue supporting the sites you use.
     
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    Ad sense is pretty freaky actually. I visited a site with a recipe I wanted to try. I had also watched an online store for some men's grooming stuff (a shaving knife, mustache wax, some deluxe toothbrush and some toothpaste et.c.).

    I later went to my dad's work, helped him for a bit and was going to print that recipe. So when we went to that page (on his work computer), I got ads for those four exact items, from the store I was browsing.

    It was probably thinking: Same city, visiting the same page, maybe is interested in the same shit.
     
  14. Viri

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    Dat ad is kinda hot, I see nothing wrong with it!
     
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  15. RustInPeace

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    Do you have an adblocker? I don't see ads on here because of adblockers.
     
  16. ElyosOfTheAbyss

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    I disable ad block on GBATemp because I want to support the site
     
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    I only get that Mobile Strike crap. That shit is everywhere:angry::glare:
     
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  18. RustInPeace

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    Even so, I only see a banner at the bottom of the front page advertising flash carts.
     
  19. Sheikah Impa

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    Somone has been looking at hentai
     
  20. Lilith Valentine

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    This is what happens when I am part of the forums. My lewdness spreads and everything gets lewd with it.
     
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