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The rise of ad blockers threatens the business model that drives much of the Internet economy.
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July 20, 2015 A new Apple update could challenge the current online business model. Some say less ad revenue means more sites will charge for access to content. There's also a move to block the ad blockers.
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Facebook says that starting soon, ad targeting will "include information from some of the websites and apps you use," making ads more relevant to users' interests.
June 12, 2014 It will start drawing on Web browsing data to determine what ads users see, while allowing them to edit their own data profiles. Privacy advocates say the changes put too much burden on consumers.
August 17, 2012 Drugmakers are partnering with mothers who blog to promote products, including children's medicine. How does the Federal Trade Commission deal with the new world of online marketing? We asked.
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