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Martin Shkreli wants to save struggling 4chan

Controversial message board 4chan has run into financial troubles and may struggle to survive. Owner Hiroyuki Nishimura wrote in a post, titled “Winter is Coming,” that the forum faces closure unless new methods are introduced to help with spiraling costs. …

Facebook has figured out how to circumvent ad blockers

Online advertising is a controversial yet necessary evil that both publishers and end-users must contend with. Ads provide the revenue that most websites and online services require to operate. Without money coming in, publications and service providers can’t pay their…

Tumblr to flip the switch on blog ads this week

Wow, that didn’t take long. Just one day after Verizon revealed it would be acquiring Yahoo for $4.83 billion, Tumblr quietly announced intentions to introduce ads across its more than 300 million blogs (Yahoo, as you may recall, purchased the…