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I am interested in an ad I saw on Stack Overflow, but I didn't catch its URL. It might have been an open source project, or some great product for programmers; all I know is that it showed up randomly and had a great icon.

Is there a place where I can see all the ads that have recently run on Stack Overflow?

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There are two forms of ads on Stack Overflow:

  1. commercial, paid ads

  2. free, open source, community ads

The current free open source community ads can be browsed here:

http://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/community-ads

Archives of older ads are at

http://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/open-source-advertising

As for the commercial paid ads, we don't yet have a way to browse those, but we are looking at it...

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