Step by Step Guide to Managing Ad Choices on Yahoo!

[ 1 ] July 7, 2013 |

A number of people are confronted and presented with ads when accessing their e-mails on Yahoo! that they perceive as offensive. Most people feel helpless in these situations because they believe they have no choice. But, Yahoo! offers a certain degree of choice to its users through “AdChoices”.

This article aims to expose some aspects of AdChoices that will help users opt out of ads they do not want to see.

  1. Hover over the settings icon, usually on the top right hand corner of your Yahoo! Page , a drop down menu should appear;
  2. Scroll down to and click “About our Ads” (Last Option before “Account Info”)
    A new page “AdChoices: Learn More About This Ad” opens.
  3. Scroll down and click the “Manage” button under the “What choices do I have about interest-based advertising from Yahoo!?”
    A new page “Ad Interest Manager” will be opened.
  4. Scroll down to “Your Interest Categories” and “Set to” “OFF” for as many categories as you wish.
  5. Click “Save”

From the “What choices do I have about interest-based advertising from Yahoo!?” section of the “AdChoices: Learn More About This Ad” page, you can access further opt out options from companies participating in:

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  1. Marvin says:

    Una do well, nice observation and action points!

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