Ad Blockers: One Big Distraction from the Real Issue

by Michael Boland
This has been a year of overblown topics. The list includes mobile payments and beacons, both of which are important, but attention to them has been disproportionate to actual adoption due to friction and lack of sufficient user value. On that same measure, the grand prize for overrated topic of the year goes to mobile ad blockers.Read the full article

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