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Oh Good...An Advert Which Is Meant to Hijack Your Browser!


SimpleSimon1

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*BlackBerry is taking a different approach to marketing its new Z10 handset. Rather than a huge billboard or a television ad, the company is launching an advertising campaign that will literally “takeover” desktop browsers and non-BlackBerry smartphones. The ad campaign has already started in the UK on The Guardian’s website and it will come soon to US customers via The New York Times' site, according to Forbes. The takeovers fill the browser with the ad when a user navigates to a particular webpage and it's designed to resemble the Hub feature integral to BlackBerry 10 device*

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I'm sure we will all welcome this if it should pop-up here :-)

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Aitchbee

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Where are your tags?

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Mr Mistoffelees

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So Blackberry's advertising agency thinks the way to sell phones is to annoy people.....

I will continue to use my ad-blocker.

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