I see the ridiculous obtrusive advertising is back. Just had some stupid ad for a car cover the whole screen.
I still don't get how the folk behind the site and the ads can be so stupid to think that irritating adverts actually work. They p!ss people off - p!ssed off people don't buy your stupid products!
Wobbling pages, jumping pages, blanket ads - got to be the most unpleasant, intrusive and frustrating website anywhere on the web at the moment. Seriously guys, if the aim is to alienate users, then you are succeeding in spectacular fashion.
I know they pay for the site and it's pointless to complain, etc.
But the hideous click-bait Outbrain links under "promoted stories" are doing my head in.
Greg66 Tri v2.0 wrote:
Who came up with the idea of a "Take our survey" ad that blocks access to BR, and which has NO "X" TO CLOSE IT?
FFS! Access to this site should not be conditional on having to take a bloody survey first. The only workable solution is to kill the window completely and try again later.
Ipad, Safari, if anyone who can do anything about this cares.
I work in advertising, my company makes millions of dollars a year from advertising, this is one of the rare sites I use **Nobody likes ads but they pay for the site so please have the class not to whine about them** on...
Hey Roger, maybe it wasn't clear as bikeradar changed the text of my message in between the ** are their words not mine.
I rarely use a certain browser extension as I work in advertising but I do on this site as it's one of the worst offenders in how they monetize their visitors.
So I believe we are agreeing.
no it's still happening. I think there is more than one