Questions tagged [inappropriate-advertisements]

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Stop with the Sex Ads on SE sites, ESPECIALLY sites like "The Workplace"

I mean come on guys... this post should not even need a body. Are you asleep at the wheel? You tried show me "targeted ads"? Wow, way to fail. That must be a joke. You are showing me completely ...
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Please give us an easy way to flag inappropriate ads

According to a comment on Workplace Meta, the ads experiment will be running for a while: @DavidK The experiment will last 6 months - so most of the this year. We're planning a recap at the end to ...
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Today's inappropriate ad: Playboy model on Biology

Three days ago, I wrote: 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 ...
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Today​'s inappropriate ad: "obesity antidote discovered" on SFF

Two days ago, I wrote: 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 ...
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Today's inappropriate ad: health scam on Travel [duplicate]

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 ...
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Yet another inappropriate, scammy and NSFW ad

Here is an image of an ad I just got on the Biology SE site: The ad is for a potency treatment like Viagra, though it really looks like a run-of-the-mill medical scam to me. There are lots of ...
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Today's inappropriate ad: fixing bunions without surgery (and probably without any doctor) on Chemistry [duplicate]

Five days ago, I wrote: 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 ...
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Inappropriate dating ad on The Workplace

The drill is getting old, here is today's "inappropriate ad" report, this time on The Workplace, possibly elsewhere. It's in French, translation left for the reader as an exercise. https://googleads....
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Today's (possibly) inappropriate ad: possible stem cell scam on Biology

Actually I'm rather asking for clarification about this one, honest. On the one hand, the ad itself isn't that inappropriate, on the other hand, it advocates a new kind of treatment with zero side ...
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Inappropriate ad: online gambling on Music SE

I have repeatedly been shown this ad for an online gambling site on Music SE: While (heavily regulated) gambling is legal in my jurisdiction, I consider advertisements for online gambling to be ...
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Inappropriate "Ads by WGX" ad on Academia and History

Reporting a highly inappropiate ad seen on Academia (and History). No link URL visible without clicking. This ad (or another on the page) also tried to open popups and new browser tabs. Please clean ...
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Remove Shell company's advertisements?

I reported 3 of Shell's ads: which were shown on Stack Overflow. This ad is offensive. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RnQSa_AVpSo, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6uuW4AP8M4M and https://www....
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