profishingrods.com
profishingrods.com February 21, 2019


Spotify will soon ban your account if you use an ad blocker

10 February 2019, 10:42 | Cameron Gross

Spotify takes aim at ad blockers - GSMArena.com news

Spotify users might have their accounts terminated for using ad blockers

2% of all Spotify accounts utilize an ad blocker according to a March 2018 report, which led the company to begin monitoring and suspending accounts suspected of using the programs. The company did not disclose if it wants to first warn free users that they risk a permanent ban on the service or the account would be terminated without prior notice. Unfortunately for Spotify, in addition to ad blockers for browsers, there are apps for Windows and Android created to block the streaming service's ads.

If you're a free Spotify user, you have to contend with advertisements.

Until now, listeners who broke the rules had their accounts suspended, and were sent a warning via email.

You could soon see your Spotify account banned or shutdown completely if you use an ad blocker.

Spotify is reportedly rolling out a feature to let you block artists
If you're a free Spotify user you have to contend with advertisements

Spotify also previous year began cracking down on Android apps that let people access the service without ads.

In its updated Terms of Service, Spotify indicates it won't be so lenient with these users going forward.

Spotify has been sending warnings to users who are being caught for blocking ads. This development was a long time coming, as Spotify revealed last March that two million free users were using third-party tools to get around ads.

Spotify, reporting fourth-quarter earnings this week, said it has 116 million ad-supported monthly active users and that it generated $198 million in ad revenue. The company is reportedly in talks to acquire podcast network Gimlet Media, which includes podcasts such as Reply All and Homecoming, in an attempt to bolster the podcasting element of its service.






Other News

Trending Now

Aston Martin Lagonda Teases Uber Luxurious, All-Electric SUV Concept
What's more? The vehicle by Lagonda will not only be lovely but also environment-friendly and boast autonomous driving tech. The Lagonda All-Terrain Concept, however, will have its market debut in 2021, even before the Vision Concept sedan.

Indians SS Francisco Lindor to Miss Opening Day With Calf Strain
Such a timeline makes him questionable to return by opening day and could force Lindor to miss the early part of the season. He has hit 71 home runs over the last two seasons (33 in 2017, 38 last year), while playing shortstop at a high level.

PSG hands big boost to Manchester United ahead of Champions League clash
The French giants travel to Old Trafford on Tuesday for the first-leg of their Champions League last-16 tie with United. United are actually going to win, aren't they? If he leaves us at half-time, I'm afraid it's serious. "It's too much.

Scientists test 'beer before wine and you'll feel fine' hangover theory
Old folk wisdoms such as " Beer before wine and you'll feel fine; wine before beer and you'll feel queer" exist in many languages. It was discovered that, no matter what order drinks were drunk in, participants still reported the same hangover scores.

Officials Say Man Shot at Border Is Alive
City officials say Army troops installed more horizontal layers of the wire along the border wall last weekend. Coils of concertina wire on the border fence in Douglas, Arizona, on February 6, 2019.

Danai Gurira Is Leaving The Walking Dead in Season 10
The Walking Dead is set to return for the second half of season nine on Sunday, which will herald the arrival of the Whisperers. It's time once again to reflect upon the characters that we've loved - OK, in some cases, at best kinda put up with - and lost.

Kevin Durant went all in on the media
Asked to comment on Golden State's form following their 141-102 win, Durant abruptly walked out of the press conference. He just give his whole opinion on stuff and make it seem like it coming from me.

Former New York Times Editor Reviewing Book After Accusations of Plagiarism
On Wednesday , Michael Moynihan of Vice News claimed passages of the book were "often not true" or were "plagiarized". My book has 70 pages of footnotes, and almost 100 source citations in the Vice chapters alone.

Acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker testifies before House Judiciary Committee
Barr, Trump's pick for attorney general , and the Republican-led Senate is expected to confirm him in coming weeks. The Democrat's "jaw dropped when Acting AG Whitaker told the chairman his 'five minutes is up, '" she reported .

B.C. adds 8700 jobs in January amid 'solid' labour market
Alberta lost 15,500 jobs from December to January, with 14,600 of those being full-time, the Statistics Canada data showed. Canada's largest province added 41,000 jobs and saw 31,000 more people join the labour force.