Drinking, Smoking and Sugar: How Unsavory Ads Wound Up on Edmodo
OCTOBER 8, 2018
Beth Freeman logs in to her son’s Edmodo account from time to time to check on his homework assignments. Most of the ads seem innocuous—a virtual charter school or a set of digital worksheets, for example—and don’t bother her much. The advertisement appeared on Edmodo’s mobile app, which Freeman’s son uses daily for updates about homework, quizzes and other school assignments. That the ad ever showed up on a student’s account was a mistake, Edmodo officials say.