Adblock Plus – Allowing acceptable ads in Adblock Plus
I’m all onboard with this, in fact I’ve even written my own Adblock Plus filter to enable ads that I want to see.
NYTimes.com – Deal Sites Have Fading Allure for Merchants
Oh yeah, right now is starting to look like a bad deal.
Scripting News – Facebook is scaring me
Count me in the group of people now staying logged out of Facebook by default.
Read Write Web – How’s Mozilla Doing with Do Not Track? Not So Good
Do Not Track, is a nice idea but not much more than that.
paidContent – More Bad News For Groupon: Sales Team Files Class-Action Suit
Obviously can’t speak to validity of this lawsuit but it wouldn’t shock me.
Locus Online Perspectives – Cory Doctorow: Why Should Anyone Care?
Cory Doctorow who certainly doesn’t seem to need traditional publishers, penning a nice piece in favor of publishers.
The Ad Contrarian – Advertising And The Future Of Apple
Not a bad negative outlook of Apple post Steve Jobs, it starts with a pretty good premise but the conclusion doesn’t jibe.
Wired – How Online Companies Get You to Share More and Spend More
Always neat seeing psychology at play especially with companies that excel at it.
Clickable Bliss Blog – iAd Policy Change: No more kid-focused apps
I can totally understand Apple wanting to pull iAds from apps targeted towards children, however that has to really hurt app developers as apps targeting kids are probably most often ad-supported business models