Can you imagine anything else in the world more annoying than 'beacons that emit a high-frequency sound that'll immediately trigger an advertisement on your phone'? I can't think of a single thing I want less than that. Okay, cancer. I want cancer less than I want this insanely silly automatic advertising.
If there's one thing that sucks about Facebook, it's the paucity of advertisements. We need more! And we need them in real time. Luckily, TechCrunch reports, we're in luck—more live Facebook ads are headed our way today.
Ever been searching Google for something and you saw an ad displayed and thought, "How the hell is that relevant?" Now with a single click you can see why Google paired that ad with you and block others from annoying sources.
There will be another Star Wars themed advert beaming out of your TV every few minutes soon, thanks to Dixons doing a deal with Mr Vader to promote the benefits of giving Currys and PC World your money.
The knowingly sexist Duke Nukem has got himself in trouble with the UK Advertising Standards Authority, which has barred publisher 2K Games from showing its lapdancing-themed Duke advert before 11.00pm.
It looks like the days of being promised broadband connections massively faster than our creaky cables can handle are numbered, thanks to a new Advertising Standards Agency guide on what broadband companies can and can't promise their customers.