But according to research from a rival adblocker, Adblock Plus, Chrome’s new filter will only block about 17% of ads online.
With over 500 million downloads, Adblock Plus is one of the world’s most popular ad blockers.
The most popular Chrome extension, with over 60 million users! Blocks ads all over the web.
In total, the new CBA-endorsed ad skimmer will only block 16.4 percent of the ad types listed in its white paper. In comparison, using the Acceptable Ads standard , Adblock Plus (and other ad blockers) block 51 different ad types, or 92.7 percent of those ads.
The Adblock Plus company blackmail websites in that way: «If you don’t pay us, we block all your advertisements. We have 50 mio. users and the power to ruin you.» The techchrunch article doesn’t go into details, but the blog articles linked above do.
The analysis found that Google Chrome will block autoplaying inline video ads with sound. This ad unit is a 640×390 video ad placed between two paragraphs in the article on a web page.
Type about:chrome in the address bar. Chrome will check for updates and tell you if one is available. Next, try restarting Chrome, then try to install AdBlock. If it doesn’t work, try two or three more times. Sometimes it takes three or four attempts to flush whatever is preventing AdBlock from being installed.
In order to support free content, non-intrusive ads are allowed by default (so you can still block them all if you want). Adblock Plus for Chrome blocks:video ads on YouTube, Facebook ads
AdBlock is a browser extension. We can only block ads that appear on web pages you visit in your browser. If you use a mobile browser that supports AdBlock (Safari on iOS devices; Samsung Internet and Firefox on Android devices), then try watching videos on Youtube.com.
Feb 14, 2018 · Chrome’s built-in ad blocker will go live tomorrow. It’s the first time Google will automatically block some ads in Chrome, but while quite a …
Google Chrome will begin blocking ads on some websites by default on 15th February 2018.I took a look at Chromium source-code to find out a bit more about how this new ad blocker will work.