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
  • How To Track Visitors Blocking Your Ads In WordPress

    … Have you ever wanted to know exactly how many people visiting your WordPress website are blocking your ads? If so, you're in luck. This guide will show you how to tag new sessions from visitors using AdBlockers with a Google Analytics custom event. Then show you how to segment users with AdBlockers via an advanced segment in Google Analytics. The post How To Track Visitors Blocking Your Ads In WordPress appeared first on PenguinWP. …

    Andy Forsberg/ Penguin Initiativesin Blogging How To's- 15 readers -
  • Why Ad Blockers Make Facebook Even More Powerful

    … One of the most common criticisms leveled at ad-blocking companies is that they are little more than extortionists. Eyeo GmbH—the company that owns Adblock Plus, the most-used ad blocker—takes money to whitelist websites from its ad blockers, despite purporting to fight for an ad-free web. Google, Amazon, Microsoft and other internet companies…

    Dillon Baker/ The Content Strategist- 17 readers -
  • Facebook Has the Right to Protect Its Service

    … The use of third-party software or browser extensions to block ads has long been a contentious practice. Its impact on ad revenues is clear, and ad blocking is reshaping the digital landscape. Facebook has decided to push back, bypassing ad blockers for desktop browsers and improving its own ad controls for users. Facebook announced…

    AllFacebookin Facebook- 13 readers -