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Lookout Labs released an application for Android devices to show users what ad networks are on their device. What Ad Detector will do is show any ad network that can display ads on your phone or collect data from it. This app will allow you to control what networks are showing and how they effect your Android phone.
The information that is collected by Lookout’s Ad Detector will be based on the app you have installed using the specific ad network and gives you the information on each. They currently have the top 35 ad networks being detected and each have their own way of using your device.
It scans the apps on your Android device for the presence of any of the 35 mainstream ad networks, including those that are capable of displaying out-of-app ads. With Ad Network Detector, you’ll be able to see exactly which ad networks are on your phone, understand their capabilities, and understand the private information they are accessing. With easy access to this information, you’ll be able to decide whether you want to keep the app that has certain ad networks on your phone.
The ad networks that are currently detected by Lookout Labs Ad Detector are as follows; AdFonic, AdKnowledge, Admia, AdMob, AdWhirl, Aduru, Airpush, Appenda, Burstly, BuzzCity, Cauly, GreyStripe, JumpTap, InMobi, IZP, LeadBolt, Letang, LogiaAd, MDotM, Medialets, Millenial, MobClix, MobFox, MOcean, Moolah Media, MoPub, Pontiflex, Smaato, StartApp, TapJoy, Tapit, Urban Airship, Vdopia, Vserv, ZestAdz.