Why are pornographic ads showing on IBOtoolbox?

Modified on: 2014-07-04 10:04:32 -0400

First of all, they are not IBO member ads.  These are ads that are being shown from Google.

Here is a snippet from Google:

As users browse our partner websites, Google stores an advertising cookie in a user's browser to understand the types of pages that user is visiting. This information is used to show ads that might appeal to your users based on their inferred interest and demographic categories.

For example, if a user browses many sports-related websites displaying AdSense ads or watches sports-related videos on YouTube, Google may associate a sports interest category with their cookie and show the user more sports-related ads. Similarly, if the sites that a user visits have a majority of female visitors (based on aggregated survey data on site visitation), we may associate the user’s cookie with the "female" demographic category. We may also use demographics from Google profiles.

Users can edit their inferred interest and demographic categories within Ads Settings.

The user information we gather from partner sites is used in accordance with Google's privacy policy. Google simply recognizes the number stored in the user’s browser, and shows ads related to the interest and inferred demographic categories associated with the user. We also will not show ads based on sensitive information or interest categories, such as those based on race, religion, sexual orientation, health, or sensitive financial categories.

For more information about Google ads:



Did you find it helpful? Yes No

Can you please tell us how we can improve this article?