Questions tagged [advertising]

For discussion about the explicitly commercial advertising that appears on this site (if any), as well as the Community Promotion Ads which are voted on by users of each site.

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But I don't want “reduced advertising” when I get 200 Rep! [duplicate]

One of the "benefits" of earning 200 rep points is that fewer ads are displayed to you. Instead of seeing three zones (Leaderboard Top, Leaderboard Bottom, and Sidebar), you see only one (Sidebar). ...
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How to revisit a Stack Overflow ad

Is there a place where I can see all the ads listed in SO? When I was reading a question, I liked an ad, then quickly hit the back button. When I hit the forward button, the ad had changed. Is there ...
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Is it appropriate to mention my product in a StackOverflow answer?

Hi I see StackOverflow questions like : Excel/VBA to check if a row exists and I am tempted to reply with : " You could run a query such as 'SELECT COUNT(), COL1, COL2 FROM A GROUP BY COL1, ...
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What does “reduced advertising” mean?

What does "reduced advertising" mean? I mean, what are you awarded when you reach 200 rep? (I just got past it, woo-hoo!)
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Using SO / SF / SU to promote your products?

See this question: https://superuser.com/questions/3049/must-have-android-applications/3284#3284 I answered twice with links to my own Android products that fully met the criteria of the question, and ...
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Astroturfing on Stack Overflow

I just wanted to make sure you guys are aware this happens sometimes before I delete this user. What is Astroturfing? Astroturfing is a word in English describing ... advertising, or public ...
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Does SO, SF, MSO, and SU make enough support $$$ from ads? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is Stack Overflow's business model? I was curious if the ad support has continued to bring in enough $$$ to support the SO,SF, MSO, and SU websites? This is a user ...
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Area-based job listings

I have noticed that the job listings on Stack Overflow for me only show European ads (seeing as I'm European that's kinda nice) - however this is only after I've actually clicked to go to the list, ...
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pixel.quantserve.com - what's it about, and should I block it?

I was just checking what items were downloaded by the SO pages, and I saw pixel.quantserve.com popping up. My first instinct was to block it using Adblock Plus, but I'd like to know what it's for. ...
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Relevant Job Ad

I believe it will be faster to search a potential employee by targeting the job add to him. If someone looking for a job passively and he opens a particular question to see the answer in ...

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