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Where are all these ads coming from?

I've installed several apps lately which I am actively using and I am noticing ads appearing in my task bar. As I am using these apps a lot I'd rather not remove them to identify which app is generating them. Here's a list of what I've got, I'd appreciate if anyone knows of any of these being responsible for ads.

Adobe Flash Player 11
Adobe Reader
AirDroid
Aldiko Book Reader
aTorrent
Badoo
Barclays Pingit
Barcode Scanner
BBC iPlayer
BT FON
Bubble
Drag Racing
Easy Battery Saver
eBuddy
eFile
Facebook; Facebook Messenger
Gmail
Google Books; Maps; Search; Translate; Voice Search
Hotmail
IKEA Catalogue
Key Ring & Rewards Cards
Life360
Linkedin
MP3 Music Download Pro
My Country
My Railway
Onavo
Peripheral Vision
Quidco
RBS
Runkeeper
SkyGo
Sky+
SMS Backup & Restore
Stats Free
Tesco Groceries
The Weather Channel
Torch
Tune Me Lite
Twitter
Vectir
WhatsApp
YouTube
 

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#1 Allan87, Feb 24, 2012
Those are airpush ads. Install Addons Detector from Market, it will identify the culprits.
 
#2 chanchan05, Feb 24, 2012
Grab Addons Detector from market. It will show you which apps have which type of adverts. Sounds like airpush to me.

Edit. Ah too slow on my handset.
:)
 
#3 Logan47, Feb 24, 2012
I just google searched a bunch of the apps you listed. Looks like it might be Linkedin. Reviews claim its putting ads in their notification bar.
 
#4 javasirc, Feb 24, 2012
Also try running Air Push Detector. It seems a little better than Addons Detector at finding the offending apps.
 
#5 Crashdamage, Feb 24, 2012
Airpush detector Creator actually says the opposite on his market app in the description. Try both.
 
#6 Logan47, Feb 24, 2012