We just started the beta program for Brave Search Ads, so some users will start seeing ads when they use Brave Search. Brave Search is both ad supported and subscription based. It's the people's choice, as it should be.
For people who do not want to see ads, we offer a Premium subscription. Unlike other search providers, our ads adhere to the principle of privacy-first.
Not at this time.
We are still in Beta mode for the Ads, so members of Brave rewards will not receive search ads, and consequently, will not receive a reward either.
Not necessarily. Ads received when interacting with Brave Search will almost always be query based, however, Brave Search might also show ads based on location (based on very coarse geos like states/countries) or generic ads.
Yes. If you click on the three dots icon next to the ad in question you will see a report link.
Yes. We take no measures against people choosing to use an ad-blocker. We encourage them to become Premium users to support us, but it’s voluntary.