How to block pop-up ads in Samsung

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How to block pop-up ads in Samsung Smart TV

Samsung has been inserting pop-up ads in its Smart TV. Users have complained about this issue across the Regions, even while watching personal content, or locally stored content.

One user on reddit user mentioned “Every movie I play, 20-30 minutes in it plays the Pepsi ad, no audio but crisp clear ad. It has happened on 6 movies today.” Though, Samsung has denied any involvement in these ads and gave a sample solution ” Disagree with Yahoo Policy ” and ads will stop. Samsung is investigating this matter now seriously after the issue has been raised by many users and Media.

One Tech blogger has given a complete scenario of these advertisements ” Tumblr de Chartier

how to block pop-up ads

how to block pop-up ads in Samsung

The confusion comes at a time for Samsung when privacy and consumer choice within the company’s TVs are being scrutinized carefully. Earlier this week, a warning in Samsung’s smart TV privacy policy suggesting users not say sensitive things in front of their smart TV gained momentum in the media. Although the warning only applies when a customer makes a specific search request to the TV, the idea that Samsung’s TVs could hear any living room conversation sparked some wariness about how welcome such a product would be in a home.

Smart TV manufacturers like Samsung, LG and Panasonic, have been making money from apps and advertisement. Not only that, User Data is also collected in tune of which app is used more, what is clicked on Remote, which content is watched maximum, for making smart TV more user friendly with users.




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