Chrome's Native Ad Blocker Goes Live

Chrome’s Native Ad Blocker Goes Live for Mobile

News of Google implementing a native ad blocker for Chrome surfaced several months ago with divided response. Now it appears that it is finally live in Chrome’s Canary ...

August 1, 2017 at 12:12 am by

Google Won’t be Building Ad Blocking into Chrome… Obviously

Google won’t be building an ad-blocker into their Chrome browser, which might sound crazy to some given that other browsers are already doing so, but Microsoft and ...

November 12, 2016 at 12:00 pm by

Adblock Plus Beats Facebook’s Unblockable Ads

Facebook has been working on a way to make ad-blockers obsolete on its own platform, and it recently implemented this ad blocker-proof format a little while ago. However, even ...

August 12, 2016 at 9:00 pm by

Mobile Ad Blocking Increased by 90 Percent Last Year

Mobile devices have quickly become an essential component of daily life and we rely on them to organise business meetings, speak to friends and even enjoy addictive games on ...

May 31, 2016 at 4:40 pm by

For One Day Ads Will Be Replaced By Anti-Censorship Messages

We all enjoy browsing the internet, viewing all your favourite sites and then suddenly you find a pop up appear advertising a new product that you “must buy” or a ...

March 12, 2016 at 9:00 am by
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UK Culture Secretary Compares Ad Blocking to Music Piracy

Ad blocking plugins have become a topic which polarized opinions and causes some friction between content creators and their readership. Websites like eTeknix rely on ...

March 2, 2016 at 7:11 pm by

O2 CEO Says Mobile Ad Blocking “Isn’t The Answer”

A few days ago, mobile giant Three, announced plans to block adverts on a network level and provide a more enjoyable user-experience. It’s important to remember that ...

February 23, 2016 at 7:26 pm by

Edward Snowden Explains Why he Supports Ad-Blockers

Edward Snowden, the whistleblower-turned-press freedom advocate exiled in Russia after leaking NSA documents that demonstrated the terrifying scope of its mass surveillance ...

November 15, 2015 at 7:07 pm by

PageFair Breach Infects Windows PCs with Trjoan Flash Installers

PageFair, a service designed to “help websites survive the rise of adblock”, has been compromised, causing websites using its software to spread malicious Trojan Flash ...

November 2, 2015 at 6:30 pm by

PewDiePie Proclaims “Using AdBlock Doesn’t Mean You’re Clever”

YouTube sensation, PewDiePie earned a staggering $7 million in 2014 according to figures from Expressen, and continues to attract large audiences every day. This unbelievable ...

November 2, 2015 at 10:20 am by

AdBlock Has a New Owner and No One Knows Who

Popular Chrome and Safari browser extension AdBlock has been quietly sold, and no one seems to know who the new owner is. Yesterday, users of AdBlock – rebranded from its ...

October 2, 2015 at 5:55 pm by

Adblock Plus Launches Web Browser For iOS

Recently, Apple announced plans to allow the use of ad-blockers on Safari for the very first time. Granted, this will only be available to users on the latest iOS 9 release, ...

September 9, 2015 at 11:30 am by

YouTube Plans to Introduce a New Paid Subscription Service

There have been rumours of YouTube working on introducing a new paid subscription service for some time now, but there hasn’t been anything concrete until now. The ...

April 11, 2015 at 8:42 pm by

Google Paying Adblock Plus To White-list Unobtrusive Adverts

After Google recently cheesed a lot of people off by removing Ad-blocking Apps from the Google Play Store, it turns out they are now resorting to paying Adblocking App ...

July 8, 2013 at 10:24 am by

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