| ||Ask HN: Why do I see ads for apps that I have installed?|
4 points by Raed667 51 days ago | hide | past | favorite | 2 comments |
|When I'm using my (Andorid) phone I keep seeing recurring ads for Whatsapp, Tiktok, Deliveroo, etc..|
I have these apps installed, and some of them I use daily. So I'm wondering if the targeting is explicit or is just a mistake?
I see only 2 scenarios:
- The ad targeting system can't see that I have these apps installed (Good i guess in terms of privacy)
- The ad system can see that I have the apps, but the companies still pushing their ads (waste of money?)
Does anyone here have any domain knowledge about these kind of ads?
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