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Why does ATS show ads of products I've been looking at online?

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posted on Aug, 14 2010 @ 08:36 AM
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This happens a lot.

For instance, I have been looking on the internet for a new laptop.

When I logged on, on ATS, I saw ads of the very laptops I've been looking for.

The same thing with other products on other occassions.

How does the add on ATS know were I 've been looking on the net, if ATS is not allowing software that is snooping in my personal internet history, on my computer?

Can anyone explain, cause that is ridiculous.




posted on Aug, 14 2010 @ 08:39 AM
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ATS doesn't provide the Adds, Google does.
Google also tracks your browsing, so it
can show you products you may like.
As opposed to showing you stuff
you are not interested in. Not
one of the people at ATS has
access to your browsing.


David Grouchy



posted on Aug, 14 2010 @ 08:40 AM
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It's called advertiser tracking. ATS doesn't do it directly.

As davidgrouchy mentioned, look to google. Check out this link:
www.google.com...



posted on Aug, 14 2010 @ 08:41 AM
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Mmm, but ATS is allowing Google to do so then.

This never happens on other sites, at least I have never noticed.

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As opposed to showing you stuff you are not interested in.


Well, was looking for those products myself, and obviously saw the products, I don't need to have my face pushed in these ads of the same products, when I visit ATS.

[edit on 14-8-2010 by Point of No Return]



posted on Aug, 14 2010 @ 08:44 AM
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it happens on alot of site,its not really ats fault,its the tracking cookies and flash cookies that you get from everywhere
but then again that is what you got for browsing with ads



posted on Aug, 14 2010 @ 08:46 AM
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I never had this happen on other sites. ATS must be allowing it, don't you think?



posted on Aug, 14 2010 @ 08:47 AM
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Originally posted by Stillalive
it happens on alot of site,its not really ats fault,its the tracking cookies and flash cookies that you get from everywhere
but then again that is what you got for browsing with ads


Aren't the site rules that every user must browse with ads enabled?



posted on Aug, 14 2010 @ 08:47 AM
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Thanks for the link.

I declined and hope the problem is solved now.



posted on Aug, 14 2010 @ 08:59 AM
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Why do I get the feeling that you just want to believe that ATS are tracking what you’re looking at online......... why would they even want to do that, I have never noticed this.



posted on Aug, 14 2010 @ 09:00 AM
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Please add yourt questions to the ATS Issues thread.

There is a much better chance your question will be seen and answered there.

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