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Inappropriate ad spotted on Travel.SE. Looks like the usual health scam. Unfortunately this one seems not to open the link preview when I long-click it, so it's only the image, but it seems to have sufficed in the past.

lungs displaying scam ad

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    Yeah I'm aware that "a tool to manage ad experience" is currently being developed, but as long as it's not available, I'll keep on reporting these. I'll also keep on intentionally refreshing until I get an inappropriate ad to report, because I find it to be a useful way to vent. Constructive I don't know, but useful I think so. – Jenayah Oct 11 '19 at 14:30
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    The ad is for an healthy community ... – rene Oct 11 '19 at 14:32
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    @Jenayah make sure to use TrackThis to get different types of adverts. – Nathan Merrill Oct 11 '19 at 14:45
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    Jenayah, getting 10k on MSE just by seeing inappropriate ads and reporting them. – Rand al'Thor Oct 11 '19 at 14:45
  • @Randal'Thor oof, I hope the ads flag will be available way before that... Funny metric to gauge the number of inappropriate ads, though. – Jenayah Oct 11 '19 at 14:49
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    Eh, until folks realise the damage its doing to the brand, its something that we need to do. Not everyone who sees those ads is going to be a network regular after all. – Journeyman Geek Oct 11 '19 at 14:49
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    @Randal'Thor plot twist: me and Terry Guyton Bradley (who should pop in anytime now to tell us that thank you for reporting, it has been taken off the list) are actually part of a sophisticated voting ring based on ad reporting/ad nuking. </joke> – Jenayah Oct 11 '19 at 14:57
  • @rene: The ad is mindless clickbait, the sort of trash one would find on any number of tabloid or celebrity sites. – user102937 Oct 11 '19 at 15:38
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    @RobertHarvey I'm confused. Is that an argument for the ad being on the correct site ;) – rene Oct 11 '19 at 16:08
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    'nother day, 'nother ad. SE just keeps on giving. – Script47 Oct 11 '19 at 16:46
  • Thank you for this. It is exactly what I was afraid of, just on a different site. – anongoodnurse Oct 11 '19 at 22:43
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    Dang, it’s like they’re using Taboola or Outbrain these are so bad... – Stormblessed Oct 13 '19 at 23:06
  • @Stormblessed: That thought fills me with terror. – David A Oct 14 '19 at 16:56
  • thanks for this. Looks like a serious health scam. – Thomas Martin Feb 25 at 7:20
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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because this problem can no longer be reproduced since the network advertising test has since ended. – Sonic the Stay-Home Hedgehog Feb 25 at 7:53

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