They can be turned in art.
A new interactive billboard advert for Virgin Trains is doing something rather clever with data and APIs.
Not quite ad-block for real life, but still pretty spectacular.
As long as a cash-rich mobile phone network can be convinced to pay for them.
Google is autoplaying video in search results and it's going to drive you mad.
Celebs not allowed to advertise stuff to the under-12s either.
Small phone in the middle of a blank empty space is raising suspicions.
"Ha ha your dad's dead have a burger" is not going down well.
Vaguely hints at masturbation behind closed doors, as if that's not everyone's number one hobby.
World's smallest violin plays in a muted tab.
Embarrassing snub for its AIs and algorithms.
Is this how it ends for the paid-clicks bubble?
Cabinet Office would like to know if/why ads for army recruitment were served next to YouTube bomb making tutorials.
Says it can so maybe one day it might, if it doesn't mind disappearing from Google.
Pulls advert in which Welsh people couldn't think of anything good about England.
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