Samsung is adding more ads to its smart TV menu bar

While it’s not unusual for ads to appear on a television, Samsung is kicking the concept up a notch — and igniting some ire in the process. The South Korean electronics maker is reportedly adding more ads to its smart TV menu bar in an effort to make up the losses from sagging TV sales — and in the process threatening to alienate the people who actually do buy their sets.Read the full article


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