Rumor: HTC is equipped with Blink Feed advertising




HTC is going to put sponsored content in its news app Blink Feed. Claiming at least the Chinese Twitterer Upleaks. He posted a picture of a slide that seems to come from HTC, with the plan to show ads.

Upleaks, which drain more accurate information about HTC, revealed on the social network a picture of a slide that appears to come from HTC. Thereupon the plan Blink Feed ads explained foreseeable.

In the first place, advertisements should generate revenues of apps; with one push of a button allows users to download Blink Feed apps from the Google Play Store. In addition, there would be ‘auto promotions “should be for their own products, accessories and services from HTC and partner companies to boost their sales. The Upleaks image of, for example, an ad for HTC’s Re Camera displayed. By then pressing users come out in HTC’s online store. Except for a small ‘sponsored’ emblem there is but little difference between ads and normal content.

Blink Feed is part of HTC Sense Home , an app that comes on many HTC devices. On the phone’s home screen displays a personalized news feed Blink Feed. Earlier showed Blink Feed users do not see ads. Since HTC Sense Home is updated a few days ago, users report that they suddenly see restaurant review website Yelp receive suggestions, which can not be expelled. According Upleaks is the latest version of HTC Sense Home, with version 7.1, indeed already has an ad framework.

HTC Blink Feed ads



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Answer #1

It has begun. Most users will find Yelp in their blinkfeed and on their lockscreen and not know how to turn them off. While the lock screen stuff can be disabled in blinkfeed settings… you cant remove Yelp from the blinkfeed easily. This is how to kill Yelp, and probably future ads:
1) Make sure you have the new Sense widget where you can choose – ‘Work, Home or Out’. If you don’t have it on any homescreen, then add it. (You can remove it after)
2) Click on the word ‘Work, Home or Out’ and then click on the three menu dots on the right.
3) Select ‘Personalize HTC Sense Home’
4) Untick ‘Share My Precise Location’ and ‘Share My Personal Usage Data’
5) Remove the Sense Home Widget if you’d like.
6) No more Yelp! (This should not affect your location for weather, or maps, or anything else)

Answers Answered By: x51 [2 Grey Star Level]
Answer #2

thanks for sharing

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