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Re: [newtech-1] Web Fight: Blocking Ads and Adding Art

From: Joseph Franklyn M.
Sent on: Saturday, May 10, 2008 1:25 PM
Victor, you are in my 95%.
joseph

Victor Shamanovsky wrote:

Everybody who matters, bough a new computer and didn't reinstall the stuff.

I don't mind ads, I tune them out.

 

53% sounds like complete bs anyways. In 2006 by my own assessment, 95% of the people I encountered had a very limited understanding of technology\internet and anything as advanced as ad blocking.

 

Baba, I thought you were a mega-consultant, if so, why do you ask this question?

 

Babababababa... yeah, that's more like it.

 



On Fri, May 9, 2008 at 7:09 PM, Baba <[address removed]> wrote:
Interesting the article quotes a 2006 figure of 53 percent of consumers had ad-blocking software on their computers in 2006.
So how or why is there a increase in online ad revenues, increased number of startups that rely on ad supported revenue streams ( myspace/facebook and a plethora of others) yet the number of consumers who watch these ads diminishes. So what is the rationale behidn these numbers on both sides of the equation.
Will it become more difficult to block ads or will ads be required entry points to access the content.


On Fri, May 9, 2008 at 1:17 PM, Asif Youssuff <[address removed]> wrote:
On Fri,[masked] at 12:55 -0400, soulsonic wrote:
> interesting article about substituting ads for art project.
> http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/14/technology/14adblock.html
>
> what is Your favorite ad blocker?

Adblock Plus with EasyElement+EasyList and ABP Tracking Filter.

       http://adblockplus.org/en/
       http://adblockplus.org/en/subscriptions

-Asif




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