All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Adblock Plus’

AdBlock Plus Vows To Block Facebook Video Ads

As previously reported, Facebook video ads are on the way, with Facebook expected to charge between $1 million and $2.5 million for an ad to run for a single day. Facebook has been working on video ads for months, but word is that CEO Mark Zuckerberg has had concerns about how the TV-like ads will affect the overall Facebook user …

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Google Is Reportedly Paying AdBlock Plus So Users Still See Ads

According to a report from Horizont Online (in German), Google is paying AdBlock Plus to let its ads through. The report was picked up on Hacker News, and then by TechCrunch over the weekend. AdBlock has an FAQ page that discusses “acceptable ads” agreements. It discusses agreements, why there are so few ads on the “non-intrusive ads” list, how it …

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AdBlock Plus Imagines Blocking Times Square Ads With Google Glass

AdBlock tweeted this on Thursday: Follow @AdblockPlus Adblock Plus @AdblockPlus Adblock Plus partners with Google Glass to block ads in real life. Amazing results! See Times Square as never before: http://t.co/8xUKRdHUeN  Reply  ·  Retweet  ·  Favorite22 hours ago via web · powered by @socialditto Don’t worry, it looks like they’re just joking: Follow @AdblockPlus Adblock Plus @AdblockPlus @Navarr See it as a …

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Are There Any Winners In The War On Ads?

Advertising is a key component of the Web economy as it keeps many of the Web sites and services you use free. Facebook, Twitter, and even the very words you’re reading right now are all free because of advertising. For years, this model of advertising on Web sites in exchange for free content worked well. That very model, however, has …

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Adblock Plus Gets Self-Updating App To Circumvent Google Play Ban

Last week, Google made everybody angry by announcing the retirement of Google Reader. While everybody was fuming about that, the company also started removing ad blockers from Google Play, including Adblock Plus. It didn’t take long, however, for the app to make its way back to Android. The Adblock Plus team introduced version 1.1 of its Android app today. This …

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Google Kicks Adblock Plus Out Of Google Play

In a report from February, it was found that Google stands to make about $20 billion in mobile search advertising by 2016. That won’t happen if more people start using ad block software on their mobile devices. Till Faida, creator of Adblock Plus, says that Google removed his app from the Google Play store due to “interference with another service …

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