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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Vilchez1500

I'm back to having a health bar and ads?

What happened? I've been using duo for 1-3hrs daily and now this crap again?

January 17, 2018

15 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/psionpete

Have bought the Duo Plus? Have you changed the device you’r using to practice? What platform are you using? It could help to give more info unless you just want to vent your feelings.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Vilchez1500

No, I have not bought Duo Plus or changed my mobile device. It's simply reverted back.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Vilchez1500

When on the PC it remains without a health bar. At least for now..


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pentaan

Workaround to avoid "Health" on your phone/tablet
Use www.duolingo.com in the Chrome or Firefox browser of your phone/tablet


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sjdflskdhfkjsdhf

Seriously? They never rolled back the health bar and ads. They're here to stay.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RandomTed

Strangely, I don’t have them. (Hearts/Heart system)

My kids do, and I’m okay with it. I help/sit beside my son ever day when he does his duolingo.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/susie519433

Interestingly I have been using duo for 207 days straight and yesterday the adverts started. They interupt my practise, the side track me and put me off totally. This might actually cause me to quit!!!!!!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/psionpete

Well Duolingo provide a free language learning site which is very expensive to provide with lots of overheads. They need income generating streams to recoup these costs and advertising provides such an income. They are also looking at other sources of income while keeping the essential learning experience free for those who cannot afford an expensive subscription.

You can pay a subscription to remove the adds or try to find another free program which gives you similar features as Duolingo.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Vilchez1500

Great news everyone! The ads and health bar are gone!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/susie519433

You misunderstand me. The problem is they pop up all over the place when m trying to focus. It's fine if they are at the side or just at the beginning or end. Interestingly they don't pop up on my main computer, haven't tried lap top yet. But my tablet is now a pain.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PhillippOh

If you don't want ads, just purchase Duolingo Plus.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Vilchez1500

Great news everyone! The ads and health bar are gone!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Vilchez1500

I was very happy with Duolingo up until this rollback. This certainly feels like a slap to the face.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Vilchez1500

Great news everyone! The ads and health bar are gone!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Thomas.Heiss

Get rid of your IPhone / IPad device for DuoLino and try Android.

You can start with an Android emulator and see if your account is A/B tested for health/gems on a different plattform (usually it 80-90% related to IOS)

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