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OnePlus 5 Users Complain of Push Notifications Advertising the OnePlus 5

Ever since the OnePlus 5 has been launched, the company has been rolling out hotfixes and updates fixing initial bugs. Now, OnePlus 5 users are complaining about unwanted push notifications, the latest one being about an online survey that potentially could get them a OnePlus 5 – this time for free. The notifications are apparently being pushed by OnePlus to many OnePlus… Read More »

This Sick Video Drone Is the Future of Inescapable Advertising

Advertisers have found ways to bombard us with promotions no matter what we’re doing: watching TV, checking social media, and even when streaming music. But the future of advertising could be even more invasive when the next public event you attend is full of flying video drones projecting inescapable video everywhere you look. NTT Docomo, one of Japan’s… Read More »

Facebook Study Said to Help Target Insecure Australian Children for Advertising

Facebook has reportedly monitored the posts of Australian children and used algorithms in a secret study to identify and exploit them by allowing advertisers to target them during their most vulnerable moments. Leaked internal documents obtained by The Australian outline how the social network can target “moments when young people need a confidence boost” by monitoring posts, pictures… Read More »

Tesco is ‘overcharging customers’ by wrongly advertising out of date offers

Tesco customers are being ripped off by out-of-date price offers which do not get applied at the till, an investigation has found. Expired offers were found at 33 of 50 stores visited by the BBC’s Inside Out programme over a period of three-months in the West Midlands, Liverpool and Leeds. The investigation revealed that in some cases, multi-buy… Read More »