Targetedadvertising

04.17.15
Spotify ads cater to the mood of your music
04.17.15

Spotify ads cater to the mood of your music

Targeted advertising isn't a new concept, and Spotify is looking to examine your playlist habits b...

By B. Steele,   04.17.15
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08.25.14
Political TV ads will soon know who you are
08.25.14

Political TV ads will soon know who you are

Like it or not, another US election is almost upon us -- and this time around, the incessant polit...

By J. Fingas,   08.25.14
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05.01.14
Google will also stop scanning business and government Gmail inboxes for ads
05.01.14

Google will also stop scanning business and government Gmail inboxes for ads

Student Gmail accounts aren't the only ones safe from Google's prying eyes. Apparently, the compan...

By M. Moon,   05.01.14
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10.30.13
Facebook considers tracking your mouse cursor and screen views to improve its ads
10.30.13

Facebook considers tracking your mouse cursor and screen views to improve its ads

It's no secret that Facebook likes its targeted advertising. However, that affinity may soon bloss...

By J. Fingas,   10.30.13
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10.23.13
Bell to track Canadian users' internet, phone and TV habits for targeted ads
10.23.13

Bell to track Canadian users' internet, phone and TV habits for targeted ads

Targeted advertising certainly isn't new, but Bell is taking it to a level that's making some Cana...

By J. Fingas,   10.23.13
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02.05.13
Facebook to point out behaviorally targeted ads
02.05.13

Facebook to point out behaviorally targeted ads

If you've ever been creeped out by those targeted ads on Facebook, they're about to be a touch eas...

By N. Lee,   02.05.13
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08.09.12
Google to pay $22.5 million to settle FTC charges over tracking cookies in Apple's Safari browser
08.09.12

Google to pay $22.5 million to settle FTC charges over tracking cookies in Apple's Safari browser

Google has agreed to pay a $22.5 million penalty to settle its dispute with the FTC, over the comp...

By M. Smith,   08.09.12
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06.13.12
Microsoft patent application could match online moods with emotionally-targeted ads
06.13.12

Microsoft patent application could match online moods with emotionally-targeted ads

It's a match made in marketing heaven: users let their guards down within the internet's virtual w...

By J. Volpe,   06.13.12
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12.07.11
Agile Route's Shopper Tracker brings Kinect hacks, Google Analytics to the grocery aisle (video)
12.07.11

Agile Route's Shopper Tracker brings Kinect hacks, Google Analytics to the grocery aisle (video)

The Shopper Tracker is one of those devices that does exactly what its name suggests -- and so...

By A. Toor,   12.07.11
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