Popup from Twitter on DK

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siab

29 Mar, 2018 08:06 AM

Opening the diary https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2018/3/29/1752898/-Democratic-Party-infighting-will-ensure-Democrats-will-not-win-in-2018-or-2020-as-well, the funniest thing happened - I got a message that DK was trying to open a popup window. See jpg below.

I hope this is a mistake. I consider this advertising, and as far as I know, my subscription should prevent it, along with the rest of the ads.

What's up?

  1. 1 Posted by siab on 29 Mar, 2018 02:08 PM

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    I should note that I'd never clicked on the Twitter icon up to that point, since I'm not on Twitter. I tried that this morning, and got the same result as shown, but without the warning.

    It's possible that I had clicked on it inadvertently last night, but looking back, I don't think so. Is there anything else on the page that might have triggered this, besides clicking the Twitter link?

  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by Daily Kos Staff on 30 Mar, 2018 02:41 AM

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    Hmm. That's a new one.
    It's not happening for me, on a Win10/Firefox 59 combo, which IIRC is a little bit different from your setup.
    I can check with our ad folks tomorrow to try to track this down. It might be a relatively easy one to clarify.
    Thanks, and sorry.

  3. 3 Posted by siab on 30 Mar, 2018 07:21 AM

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    Never mind - considering all the changes you just put through, I won't worry unless it comes up again. Closing this out and going back to look at the blue titles.

  4. siab closed this discussion on 30 Mar, 2018 07:22 AM.

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