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Netflix will not be showing third party ads

Yesterday we reported that Netflix were testing ads on their video streaming service. As stated yesterday the ads are more like trailers as they are only promoting Netflix’s own shows. It did however lead many to wonder if this meant that Netflix could introduce ads from third parties. This fortunately won’t be the case. A spokesman for Netflix, Cliff Edwards, has denied that third party ads will arrive on the platform. Edwards went on to explain that they were not planning to test, let ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix begins testing ads

You would think that a subscription based service such as Netflix would be ad free but, much like some blu-rays and DVDs and video tapes past, Netflix is looking at introducing ads – or rather trailers for their own series of exclusive programs. The ads are being displayed before a stream starts and at the end. As it stands at the moment, Netflix are only promoting their own content, eg Orange is The New Black and House of Cards, rather than third party adverts. Fortunately for now, the test ... Continue Reading →