https://www.duolingo.com/Bob20020

Are computer ads gone?

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I haven't seen any ads on the website in a while, about a week maybe. I didn't pay to remove them either. Are they gone?

1 year ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/elizadeux
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They are not gone for me on the website. In fact, they started adding ads on more and more pages. My guess is A/B tests to see how the ads affect participation.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lrtward
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Apparently not: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/23760140 This is a user complaining that the ads are still there even after they paid to remove them.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/piguy3
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I always assumed removing ads was just for mobile (and only applied to mobile)? Although I guess for $10 a month I suppose I'd want them off desktop, too.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lrtward
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Oh, you're probably right!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/anomalousjack

I've never seen an ad on Duo on PC with Chrome

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/piper-fred

I'm the same, I've never seen an ad on duolingo (using chrome) before. I assume it's an A/B test.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/elizadeux
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I'm on Chrome also but started seeing ads recently.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DragonPolyglot
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I still get some when I finish a lesson. They used to have some at the bottom of the page in the app but I haven't seen those for a while (thankfully). I appreciate that they seem to be trying to make them noticeable but not outrageously in your face.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/valleygirl69

I use Firefox with AdBlocker. I'm sure others do as well. I get a space/ area where the ad is supposed to be, but no ad. I am using the site via a PC. Good luck, Duo, if you are doing A/B tests. /s

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Panosaur

Are you using AdBlock, because that might be why?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Bob20020
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Nope

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SamoolTheSamosa

I've rarely seen an ad but I use my iPad if that makes a difference

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Mindstorms
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There are always ads when I use Duolingo, but I know that there are different configurations depending on where you use Duolingo, what hardware, etc.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ryan.xiong

not for me

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JensBu
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I still have them but I don't really notice them.

1 year ago
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