Google is unveiling a brand new initiative in 2016, they will let you know if an app has ads from third-party ad networks, native ads, and banner ads. Google is currently emailing all developers that distribute apps through the Google Play Store to declare by January 11th whether or not those apps include ads. Early next year each app listing will have an “ad-supported” notice on apps in the Play Store so there won’t be any surprises after they download an app.
Michael Kozlowski is the Editor in Chief of Good e-Reader. He has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past ten years. His articles have been picked up by major and local news sources and websites such as the CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and the New York Times.