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MTNGRL
Posts: 7,257
8/19/10 8:38 P

I complained about an add on Sparks. Got a fast response from Sparks and am so glad it isn't here anymore. It was one that you couldn't pass near it or it filled up the page. I have not seen it in a while and hope I never do. Obvious ads are one thing, those sneaky one are another thing. Thanks for the tip about the "featured article."



MCBIGSIS
Posts: 505
8/17/10 7:03 P

I really don't mind any kind of advertising here as it keeps the site free to us.



TORIB2012
SparkPoints: (9,709)
Fitness Minutes: (32,201)
Posts: 66
7/27/10 8:47 A

I agree. I also find it really frustrating when regular articles are more than 2 pages long, especially when most of the "page" are about 2 paragraphs long. It really breaks my focus when I have to click a link and wait for a new page to load before I can continue with what I was reading. I would MUCH prefer each article to be on one page, *maybe* two if it's a really long one.



MISSYGEEN
SparkPoints: (22,655)
Fitness Minutes: (19,981)
Posts: 1,750
7/24/10 7:14 P

I understand that it is a free site and am grateful that I found it. However, I would like for the people at Spark to use discretion when it comes to allowing advertisers on it's site. I too get frustrated at this. It feels manipulating when you think you are going to read a helpful article to find it is just a "infomercial".



ZOEWEI
Posts: 379
7/24/10 4:37 P

I don't care for them either but it is a free site so we need them. I try not to click on them but sometimes I accidently do and that is a pain cuz my pc is slow and I have to wait to get back!



55WALKER
Posts: 4,465
7/23/10 6:52 P

I read ads. I just want to choose to read them, not have them slip up on me when I am in a hurry.
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GARYJAN
SparkPoints: (13,031)
Fitness Minutes: (1,270)
Posts: 539
7/23/10 6:26 P

I don't really mind as this is a free site and I am grateful for that and so is my wallet.



55WALKER
Posts: 4,465
7/23/10 3:58 A

Wow- thanks!!!



GOGOSHIRE
SparkPoints: (50,414)
Fitness Minutes: (87,274)
Posts: 3,196
7/23/10 12:10 A

This has bugged me, too, but now I know how to avoid it. When it says "article," it is an article, but when it says "featured article" in an email, it's an ad.





55WALKER
Posts: 4,465
7/18/10 2:55 P

Spark and the coaches amaze me again. I really never thought about getting a spark response to this thread, I was just venting.
Thank you for listening!
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SPARK_COACH_JEN
Posts: 54,059
7/18/10 2:24 P

Thanks! I'll pass along your feedback to our team.

Coach Jen



55WALKER
Posts: 4,465
7/18/10 1:45 P

It's on the Family Health and Wellness email I received today (7/18/10):
"Featured Article/The Joy of Simple Rewards"

Thanks!



SPARK_COACH_JEN
Posts: 54,059
7/18/10 12:45 P

I'm not sure which article you're referring to. Can you provide a link?

Thanks,

Coach Jen



55WALKER
Posts: 4,465
7/18/10 5:33 A

"Read the article" and it's an advertisement for Skinny Cow products? I don't like getting that submerged in my sparkmail.



 
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