Restaurants showing up on map

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Re: Restaurants showing up on map

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Thu Feb 07, 2013 9:07 pm

KennyG944 wrote:I hate this feature. Is there any way to hide them?

Like you hate child sex trafficking and rape and killing of non-military civilians during war?

Perspective...
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Re: Restaurants showing up on map

Postby AndyPoms » Thu Feb 07, 2013 7:27 pm

KennyG944 wrote:I hate this feature. Is there any way to hide them?

No. That's how the app stays free.

It is NOT just restaurants. We have AT&T Stores, and a few Hotel Chains too. You will only see a maximum of three advertising pins on the screen at one time.
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Re: Restaurants showing up on map

Postby clsx2 » Wed Feb 13, 2013 7:10 pm

NEVER want to lose the Dunkin Donuts ads. I NEED those!! I do not mind the ads if it keeps the app free. In the future when more advertisers join I would like the option of narrowing down who I want to see though. Maybe have categories and members have to have at least one advertising category active. That way if I'm on a 15 hour drive and need coffee or food I can set that to active.
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Re: Re: Restaurants showing up on map

Postby floppyrod84 » Sun Feb 10, 2013 10:47 am

KennyG944 wrote:I'll do whatever it takes not to see the ads. If it means giving up Waze completely, then so be it.

You'd really give up on the best satnav app for a few ads? Where else are you going to get traffic reports for free?
I say stop looking at the screen when you're driving and there won't be an issue ;-)

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Re: Restaurants showing up on map

Postby floppyrod84 » Sun Feb 10, 2013 12:34 pm

Same here on my so called amazing S2 AMOLED screen. Not to worry, Samsung or o2 will be replacing it before the end of my contract.
Don't blame Waze for a phone manufacturer's poor design, testing and implementation although I do agree it is too bright and should probably dim between instructions.

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Re: Restaurants showing up on map

Postby floppyrod84 » Sun Feb 10, 2013 4:53 pm

If that's what you use Waze for, then what you really need is a dog to sniff out all those bacon ;-)

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Re: Restaurants showing up on map

Postby GizmoGuy411 » Thu Jan 31, 2013 3:07 am

They are paid advertisers.

Read more here: https://biz.waze.com/
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Re: Restaurants showing up on map

Postby KennyG944 » Thu Feb 07, 2013 5:31 pm

I hate this feature. Is there any way to hide them?
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Re: Restaurants showing up on map

Postby KennyG944 » Sun Feb 10, 2013 2:10 am

Time to go back to an older version without the ads.
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Re: Restaurants showing up on map

Postby KennyG944 » Sun Feb 10, 2013 2:50 am

I just dropped back to Ver 3.2.1 I'll do whatever it takes not to see the ads. If it means giving up Waze completely, then so be it.
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