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Computer Scientist at the Department of BioSciences, Rice University

Example of Yahoo’s inneficient advertising

If you use mail.yahoo.com, you’ll see ads. The advertisement of Mozilla Firefox takes you to download version 17 of Firefox. However, I am opening the website with exactly that version of Firefox. Hence, such ad is useless. Yahoo’s web server should detect that I already have that version of Firefox. It can even be done in Javascript. Advertising Firefox 17 to users using Firefox 17 is simply inefficient.


One Response to “Example of Yahoo’s inneficient advertising”

  1. Yahoo is down now ! The services is so bad :(

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