Pop up adds

Discussion in 'BYC Website & Forum Feedback & Announcements' started by HARRY47264, Feb 16, 2017.

  1. HARRY47264

    HARRY47264 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Was wondering if some outside forces are monitoring this web site .I posted a question on gardening and just mentioned that I tried grafting tomatoes the next day I got a pop up ad selling grafted tomatoes on the right hand side of the page.

    Thanks Harry
     
  2. Rwood5093

    Rwood5093 Out Of The Brooder

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    Have you done Internet searches on grafting tomatoes? Google, bing, Yahoo, etc all remember your search history and will recommend products based on what you've searched for. These advertisers are getting pretty sophisticated.

    I don't think BYC actually chooses the advertisements, it's more likely an embedded Google, bing, etc widget or something that is choosing the ad content.
     
  3. HARRY47264

    HARRY47264 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hadn't researched it for 2 years just though it was so coincidental it popped the next day No harm thanks
    Harry
     
  4. IdyllwildAcres

    IdyllwildAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes, outside forces... The gubmint.... LOL, I use an ad blocker[​IMG]

    Gary
     

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