CNN iPhone app displaying Dotomi/ConversantMedia ad scripting code instead of actual ad

I was browsing through the CNN iPhone app today and noticed that I was seeing web scripting code instead of the actual ad. At first I thought it was an ad from some cool startup trying to attract programmers :). But at the end, I concluded that this was an incorrectly functioning ad module on the CNN iPhone app.

The CNN iPhone app dev team should probably update the ad module to display a generic ad image or message instead of the code in cases where the ad display fails.

Screenshot 1: Example ad code being displayed instead of the actual ad.

 


Screenshot 2: What a working ad should look like.


Ad code
Note: Looks like it was a Symantec/Norton ad which did not get displayed. Also, dotomi.com (now ConversantMedia.com) appears to be the marketing agency which delivers the ads.

var dmo = {
“trid”:”446003040531067668″,
“trmagic”:115125044,
“pid”:250,
“mediasize”:11,
“mediaWidth”:300,
“mediaHeight”:250,
“companyId”:2474,
“companyName”:”Symantec – Norton”,
“companyMagic”:”0bf727″,
“msgCampId”:52076,
“parentTemplateId”:52476,
“templateId”:52480, “objectSrc”:”http://usweb.dotomi.com/res/2474/56983/52480.js”,

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