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New Google ad policy could mean adios to some annoying in-app ads

0. phoneArena 31 Jul 2012, 23:07 posted on

Besides offering a way to stop app notifications in Jelly Bean, Google has revised its regulations pertaining to ads inside apps and is focusing on developers using ad services that do naughty things like send out ads that "impersonate system notifications or warnings"...

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posted on 31 Jul 2012, 23:14 7

1. Sniggly (Posts: 7068; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)


Kickass, Google. Maybe now Gun Bros will stop running as a process, always, just to tell me their ridiculously overpriced War Bucks are on sale.

posted on 01 Aug 2012, 03:03

10. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 3563; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)


That's what you get for downloading a free app instead of paying for it. Developer has to make money someway.

posted on 01 Aug 2012, 03:11 1

11. Sniggly (Posts: 7068; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)


Considering how popular the game is/was, they would have made plenty of money off of the Warbucks anyway.

posted on 01 Aug 2012, 03:25

12. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 3563; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)


That's an excuse. Apps don't develop themselves.

posted on 01 Aug 2012, 03:37 1

13. Sniggly (Posts: 7068; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)


They don't, but a small game like Gun Bros doesn't require the extortionist prices that they have the Warbucks at.

posted on 01 Aug 2012, 15:12

16. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 3563; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)


How do you know that?

posted on 31 Jul 2012, 23:31 6

2. cheeseycheeser (Posts: 385; Member since: 24 Mar 2011)


I HATE THESE TYPE OF ADS.
Thank you Google! :)

posted on 01 Aug 2012, 07:30 1

14. kunyuk (Posts: 56; Member since: 29 Jun 2012)


Just root your phone and install adfree and stop whinning dude!!!

posted on 01 Aug 2012, 00:15 1

5. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)


wow google really improve!! i hope they will put it in ICS too!!!

posted on 01 Aug 2012, 00:55

8. bachelorrn0121 (Posts: 57; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)


the fault is in the app not the os..

posted on 01 Aug 2012, 01:08 4

9. IamYourFather6657 (Posts: 321; Member since: 01 Jul 2012)


But I think devs on android won't be too happy
Only users will feel very happy

posted on 01 Aug 2012, 12:09 1

15. Bluesky02 (Posts: 1439; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)


A positive step from Google

posted on 02 Aug 2012, 00:30

17. denied911 (banned) (Posts: 361; Member since: 31 May 2012)


I'm rooted and have blocked all the ads so I don't give a $$hit

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