Google Just Made it Easier to Mute Unwanted Ads

Google is finally listening to the countless complaints of its users regarding intrusive ads. The search giant now has a new and improved ad-muting feature to make those unwanted ads go away. The “Mute This Ad” feature is not exactly…

Facebook Blocks the Ad Blockers, Refuses to Pay Ransom

Facebook is using technology to blend ads into their HTML, making ads indistinguishable to their content in order to prevent ad blocking. This only works when viewing the full HTML version of Facebook, not their mobile version or their mobile…

Adblock Plus Partners With Flattr For Content Payments

Adblock Plus has partnered with Flattr to offer web surfers a way to compensate content publishers that they visit most often. Flattr, a service launched in 2010 by Pirate Bay founder Peter Sunde, is a microdonation platform allowing users to…