What's with the obnoxious ads

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In opening some profiles, when I click on the EDIT button to make corrections, why am I getting obnoxious ads for things like:

A big pictoral box with: Have you ever been arrested - complete with a picture of some thug, complete with facial bruises in a great big box ????

A big pictoral box with:   Ways to Avoid Running Out of Money During Retirement?  Click here to  Download your guide, from Fisher Investments???

A big pictoral  box with:  Share Your History - Publish Your Book

And more line type ads  such as local funeral homes and like like??

Along with several ads for ancestry, my heritage, google chrome etc etc etc

This is beyond annoying and certainly is a major detraction.
in Genealogy Help by
recategorized by Chris Whitten

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Hi,

Those are annoying ads. We don't control which ads get placed; they're from Google AdSense.

FWIW, if you were to become a contributing Wiki Genealogist, the ads would disappear.

Chris
by Chris Whitten G2G Astronaut (1.1m points)
selected by Keith Baker
I would think this would be a big turn-off for people checking out this site and thinking of contributing.  I've seen many ads too, just opening a profile from a Surname list.  Nasty looking dude under arrest???????

Makes me just want to go to any other genealogy site and try again..

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