WTF is up with all these overwhelming TIK TOK adverts everywhere?

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  1. ShawnTRods
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    ShawnTRods GBAtemp Psycho!

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    I dont understand. I have no interest in TIK TOK nor anything similar to that.
    Yet all I see EVERYWHERE is TIK TOK advert. Specially youtube.

    What the fuck is it?
     
  2. Song of storms

    Song of storms GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    It's a new Vine with focus on music. I found one of the ads on YouTube to be very annoying (one minute long) and offensive (a random chick was treating her boyfriend like merchandise). Fuck them.
     
  3. Lilith Valentine

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    They paid a lot of money to buy out Musical.ly and then paid more to spam their adverts everywhere. Honestly what you see in the ads is what you get. It's a social media app where users "lip sync" (I use that loosely because even their ads are poorly synced) to songs and skits. Then they upload those for others to watch.
     
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  4. Aldoria

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    I don't know if it's super famous for you but in France damn it's ruining everyone's life
     
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  5. ShawnTRods
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    ShawnTRods GBAtemp Psycho!

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    For fuck sake, I am honestly mad to the point that I wanna leave the internet lol.
    Like those ads are EVERYWHERE!

    Random apps with ads have ads of tik tok, play store ads and specially on youtube.
     
  6. Vieela

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    Everyone's getting them. They are literally everywhere, and pop up so often. I started using adblock on pretty much anything just because it annoys me so badly. They are being so heavily spammed on every single part of the internet that nearly makes you feel followed.
     
  7. ShawnTRods
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    ShawnTRods GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Surely this overdone..
    How is this allowed through the ASA(Advertising Standards Authority) in the UK?
    Or does the ASA not act upon online advertisements?
     
  8. Song of storms

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    God bless Adblock
     
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  9. linuxares

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    I thought it was Kesha things first
     
  10. AtsuNii

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    I havn't such ads around anywhere luckily. On PC i might use adblock but i mostly listen to youtube and w/e on my xbox so no adblock there, yet no tik tok ads so far further.
     
  11. MrLucariox

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    That ads are sooo cringy and i want to punch my phone's screen when i see them.
     
  12. supergamer368

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    Does anybody read locations?
    I had no idea that this was even happening because I block ads on basically everything I use. Glad I do, i see enough memes about it on Instagram.
     
  13. Sonic Angel Knight

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    So is not about a clock? :wtf:
     
  14. Xenon Hacks

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    For me its some tik tok and an overwhelming amount of grub hub im sick of it
     
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    Okay, I'm gonna take my words back, I'm starting to see them, please, take them away from me again.
     
  16. AmandaRose

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    Haven't seen any myself and im on youtube all the time. Guess i have just been lucky
     
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    Likely, I considered myself lucky for holding out so long without seeing them. Guess my luck had to run out some time. I hope your luck will continue.
     
  18. Joom

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    Just add a block list to your router. Then you can have network wide ad blocking.
     
  19. leon315

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    DUDE, have u ever tried that app??? there are tons of hilarious videos :P

    i wish i didn't open this damn app while i was on WC, and yet hours after i'm still on WC xD
     
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  20. Exannor

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    everytime a tik tok ad comes on youtube on my phone, I already have my finger over the skip ad button or spamming the hell out of it until it finally gives me my button
     
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