Hotbar Advertising - Screenshots
Hotbar Installs via Banner Ads at Kids Sites - Ben Edelman
All screenshots were captured in May 2005. See also screenshots of Hotbar installation methods.
[ Toolbar Ads | Sidebar Ads | Popup Ads | Ads in Windows Explorer and on Desktop ]
The screenshot below shows a representative Hotbar toolbar advertisement. These advertisements are shown in Macromedia Flash, typically with looping animation.
More Hotbar advertising: A sidebar that appeared, unrequested, as I browsed the web.
More Hotbar advertising: A popup advertisement that appeared as I browsed the web. Note that the pop-up is just an ordinary advertisement -- not an actual message, notwithstanding its "... has sent you a message" text.
Windows Explorer and Desktop Icons
More Hotbar advertising: Addition of toolbars to ordinary Windows Explorer windows (for viewing local files and folders). Note also new desktop icons added by Hotbar.