Facebook seeks feedback on ads

In an effort to personalize marketing efforts, Facebook is allowing users to hide ads, as long as they tell them the reason for it. 

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Movie trailers may be the only advertising that anyone actually wants to see these days. Consumers especially don’t want advertisements clogging up their social media channels. That’s not good for Facebook, which relies on ads that show up in your news feed to, well, make money.

It’s why the company is looking to learn why you don’t want to see a particular advertisement. Now, when you see an ad that you don’t like in your newsfeed, you can click the option “I don’t want to see this ad.”

The service then prompts you with the following:

Why don’t you want to see this?

It’s not relevant to me

I keep seeing this

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