AdBlock Plus can clear away promoted posts, sponsored stories, sidebar targeted ads, upcoming events, requests to rate media, and the always awkward “people you may know.”
Adblock Plus, the adblocking service that blocks pop-ups, pop-unders, blinking, and other annoying ads, and recently suggested to Twitter that it apply for whitelisting, revealed today that it only accepts 9.5 percent of advertisers to its whitelisting program.
Google could bring its war against Android ad-blocking apps to Chrome, according to AdBlock Plus co-founder Till Faida.
Adblock Plus will no longer block advertising on community news site Reddit by default, the Germany-based Adblock developer team announced today.
Popular web browser add-on AdBlock Plus will stop blocking all “non-intrusive” advertisements by default, the company reaffirmed today — despite large backlash from large online communities like Reddit and Hacker News.