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Why don't people appreciate ads ?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Roparadise, Sep 12, 2012.

  1. Roparadise

    Roparadise BANNED BANNED

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    I just got a comment by someone on Reddit,saying my hosting site sucks because it has a few ads on it. My website is a free to view,and I allow massive uploads up to 50MB,which is way more then that fanboy site imgur allows.

    IMO,unless your paying for something you have no right to complain about ads on a website,and if it wasn't for ads on a free site the site would close down.
     
  2. Zapdos

    Zapdos Power Member

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    Some websites that use ads use them in annoying, intrusive or illegal ways. If I ever visit a website that starts audio, I immediately block the ad network and block the website itself. I do not want to be blasting my music when some idiot starts talking about penis enlargement. Nor do I want to try to give myself an epileptic seizure. Or have the network use browser exploits to gain control of my system or some other means of exploiting security holes.

    Google ads are fine. Flashing penis ads with malware are not.
     
  3. Roparadise

    Roparadise BANNED BANNED

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    I use just text ads,cpm banner and a pop under by clicksor,so nothing too annoying imho.
     
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    50 MB isnt much and there are sites out without ads.They monetize it in another way but people are to dumb to see it and prefer this kind of hosting
     
  5. Blueprint

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    Anyone clued up and annoyed by ads will use AdBlockLite on FF, or AdBlockPro on Chrome anyway...
     
  6. Allnightlong

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    I feel you Roparadise... they do that because we live in a society where most people expect everything for free.

    I once had a heated discussion on a forum where people were COMPLAINING because the coresponding website switched their ads so that a common adblocker couldn't filter them anymore.
    The autoher of that website (it was not my site) was investing tons of his time into the ditorial work, spending money on hosting and giving out all the info for FREE. And still, they all complained about some small ads.

    If people don't like the ads, that's fine, noone foreces them to visit a website. Just leave. Or buy premium and get rid of the ads that way.
    People are entitled to nothing, and still they think they somehow deserve everything. *shrug*

    I just don't like that attitude.
     
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  7. Roparadise

    Roparadise BANNED BANNED

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    I somewhat think it is the people such as the Wikipedia founder that are making people somewhat not trusty of ads. He is a top 5 website,yet bullshits people into believing ad companies would force Wikipedia to censor themselves.
     
  8. jmirko15

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    Well to be honest, I personally hate g0gle ads since it is actually spying on your activities and post so fcking related ads that I just want to go and blow their HQ.. It is all about breaking my privacy for me (of course I know I can block it, but why should it be so "hard" for everyone to protect their privacy??)