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Not sure if that comment is meant to sarcastic or not but ads are main driving force behind the freemium model of the web. Whether it be Google, Youtube, Facebook or even Reddit and HN, you won't get to access them for free unless there exists a potential for advertisements. Like most others I hate to be at the receiving end of these advertisements, but that changes when it comes to promoting a startup, especially when it is known to be the best medium.

It's not. I've only clicked on ads once or twice in my life and that's mainly for lack of relevance.


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