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When viewing this site (main or meta) in my main browser, there is an empty 'SPONSORED BY' label just under the top bar:

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When viewing in another browser, the AWS logo is showing correctly:

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  • $\begingroup$ I can see it is sponsored by AWS machine learning tho.. $\endgroup$ – Clement Hui Jan 24 at 10:05
  • $\begingroup$ @ClementHui thanks, it seems browser-related. $\endgroup$ – Glorfindel Jan 24 at 10:10
  • $\begingroup$ Oh I see thanks. $\endgroup$ – Clement Hui Jan 24 at 10:13
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    $\begingroup$ @Glorfindel I am using Chrome and I am not seeing the AWS logo. $\endgroup$ – nbro Jan 24 at 16:53
  • $\begingroup$ Are you using adblocker? I'm using uBlock Origin and it catches the sponsorship logo but not the "Sponsored by"... which is interesting because it doesn't catch the logo on Quantum Computing. $\endgroup$ – Catija Jan 27 at 5:14
  • $\begingroup$ @Catija thanks, that's exactly what's causing this; see the answer below. $\endgroup$ – Glorfindel Jan 27 at 7:23
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Catija's hunch was right: the logo is blocked by uBlock, since it's a link to ad.doubleclick.net.

I would have checked that, if I hadn't seen the AWS logo on Cross Validated a few weeks ago. But right now it's not showing there either. I guess the ad link is important enough (in terms of revenue, or just part of the sponsorship contract) to keep it, so I'm no longer considering it a .

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  • $\begingroup$ Yeah, so I talked with the ads team. Apparently AWS wants to track link clicks, which goes through a tool that causes the ad blockers read the image as an ad. Apparently the one on QC doesn't have that, so it doesn't get blocked. :) $\endgroup$ – Catija Jan 27 at 14:23

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