Samsung removes ads from its own smartphone apps

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@mybroadband—Samsung has removed advertisements from several of its stock apps that ship on Galaxy smartphones.

Samsung begins removing ads from Health and Pay apps. Samsung's Stock UI apps showed ads for years and the company was often criticized for this. Samsung promised it would begin removing ads from its first-party apps back in August and has already begun doing so, starting with the Samsung Health and Samsung Pay apps. This was confirmed in a reply on Samsung's Community Forum by the Samsung Health Manager. Please note that the banner at the top of the Samsung Health app will not be provided from October 1." (machine translation) Users in South...