Definitions for "Pop-up ads"
advertisements that suddenly appear on your computer screen, not necessarily in your browser window; they can block your view of the browser and use up band-width
A form of advertising that is seen when a new browser window opens without any direct action from the user. These ads are generated by the application the user is running, from the ISP of the user, or by the web site that is being visited. POP-Under ads are becoming more common; these open up under all open windows and are viewed as the user is closing all open browser windows.
A form of online advertising that opens a new web browser window to display advertisements.
automatically load and display content as a web site is brought up (p. 274)