Popular desktop ad-blocking software Adblock Plus, which has some 50 million+ monthly active users worldwide, has finally launched an iOS app. It’s also managed to convince Google to allow its ad-blocking browser for Android back in the Play Store, noting that this is the first time since March 2013 it’s been allowed in the Google-controlled Android app store.
Apple has updated its two smartphones. The new iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus are available in four colors: silver, gold, space gray and rose gold. The devices are now made from 7000 series aluminum, which is an aircraft-grade material. It's stronger than the previous phone aluminum and is unlikely to bend."While they may look familiar, we have changed everything about these new iPhones," said Tim Cook.
A decade is a long time in the world of privacy. Facebook turned 10 last year and in the intervening years has prompted countless debates over privacy. Two years ago, the debate focused on government surveillance following the Snowden leaks, while in August we saw concern over the minutiae of Windows 10 privacy settings.
In a huge revision of its guidelines to advertisers, the Chinese government has laid down the law preventing companies from proclaiming they are the best, or using other forms of superlatives. In the first update to these guidelines in the last 20 years, companies and advertisers will not be allowed to boast about their goods and services with terms like "highest"（最高）— synonymous with "supreme."
Heineken is hoping more people will taste its beer through a digital sampling campaign that prompts consumers to redeem a coupon on their phone for a free drink.
The brand will use Facebook and Twitter to promote the offering in partnership with experiential marketing firm Gratafy, which will power a site where users can enter their phone number to receive a coupon and then choose which bar or restaurant they’d like to use it at.