Adblock Plus

Adblock Plus (ABP) is an open-source content-filtering and ad blocking extension for Mozilla Firefox (including Firefox for mobile), Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Opera and Safari web browsers. In November 2012, Adblock Plus was also released as an app for Android devices. ABP, a forked version of an earlier, discontinued extension called Adblock, allows users to prevent page elements, such as advertisements, from being downloaded and displayed.Another free open-source extension, AdBlock is also available for most browsers supporting AdBlock Plus (ABP) but is unrelated to it, as well as to the original AdBlock from which ABP was forked.
Posts about Adblock Plus
  • Facebook Has the Right to Protect Its Service

    … all of you!) who have chosen to block traditional ads on their own terms? The friction between advertisers and those behind ad blocking is clear, with each trying to deliver a different version of the internet to users. In the case of advertisers and brands, this leads to real losses in revenue and potential losses in terms of clients or customers…

    AllFacebookin Facebook- 7 readers -
  • How to Monetize Your Video Content on Every Screen

    … the launch of the iPad in 2010, most devices used Flash to deliver a consistent video experience typically focused on the desktop. Not only did the iPad standardize on and consequently popularize two new technologies — HTML5 and HLS — but the iPad changed when, where and how we consumed video. The enormous popularity of the device resulted in a major…

    AllFacebookin Content How To's- 18 readers -
  • Native Advertising: The AdBlock Antidote?

    … AdBlock and Adblock Plus, the web’s most popular extensions and open source content filters, have offered people a quick-fix solution to make online browsing more seamless and smooth. “Surf the web without annoying ads!” Adblock Plus proclaims, having roped in over 200 million downloads since 2011. But do web surfers really have a choice when…

    Julia Lynn Rubin/ The Content Strategistin Display Content- 18 readers -
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