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#1 naklahn

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Posted 29 January 2018 - 01:27 PM

I'm pretty sure this means nothing, but i was wondering if anyone else has experienced this same pop up, currently, Ive only seen it on the MyFitness Pal app. I've received it twice now, but this time I've actually screenshot it.

 

 P.S. I never entered the captcha, I just close out of the app
 

Image: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B19-rCGhZR8idnBfMGpST1dPSnZCLUVzX1BWbm9lNE5Zc2dv


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#2 C0bra

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Posted 29 January 2018 - 03:28 PM

I'm pretty sure this means nothing, but i was wondering if anyone else has experienced this same pop up, currently, Ive only seen it on the MyFitness Pal app. I've received it twice now, but this time I've actually screenshot it.

 

 P.S. I never entered the captcha, I just close out of the app
 

Image: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B19-rCGhZR8idnBfMGpST1dPSnZCLUVzX1BWbm9lNE5Zc2dv

 

Probably one of the weirdest pop ups I've ever seen.

 

I have MyFitness Pal installed, although I seldom use it anymore, and I tried to get the pop-up to happen on my device with no success. However, from what I noticed, the app seems to use ads to warrant the "free" version. It's very possible that the quality control has dipped and they're allowing "sketchy" ads to filter through and I can also assume "sketchy" ads pay more. This is all just speculation but a quick search proves you're not the only one with the issue.

 

I wouldn't worry too much if you don't mind ignoring them, although personally, I wouldn't continue to use an app that contains questionable adware.


Edited by C0bra, 29 January 2018 - 03:30 PM.

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Posted 30 January 2018 - 07:43 AM

Yeah Ive probably got it two times in about a week or so and was curious to see if anyone else had the same thing, just because when I searched, I didnt see anything

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Posted 30 January 2018 - 07:50 AM

Yeah Ive probably got it two times in about a week or so and was curious to see if anyone else had the same thing, just because when I searched, I didnt see anything

 

Nope you're not the only one. It appears since Under Armour took over, the ads began to really drop in quality. You could always get the premium version, or maybe try to find another app.

 

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Posted 31 January 2018 - 02:53 PM

Suggestions

 

1) Write a poor review of the app in iTunes.

 

2) Report the app to iTunes support as malware. Hopefully they will take it down and ban the dev acct behind it.



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Posted 14 March 2018 - 05:33 AM

Very weird. I hate adds so much, it can mess up your phone, I always avoid apps that use ads. And yes, you should report it.






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