Adblock Plus is a free extension that allows you to customize and control your web experience. Block annoying ads, disable tracking, block sites known to spread malware, and more. Available for all major desktop and mobile browsers. AdBlock, one of the most popular free ad blockers available, is a customizable extension that doesn't require any software downloads.
Thanks to its customization capacity, AdBlock allows you to do things like pre-set filters or allow certain ads to enter. Capable of blocking ads and pop-ups, as well as other unwanted page elements, AdBlock is currently compatible with Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera and Microsoft Edge, both on computers and mobile devices. With a simple design, AdBlock Plus can stop pop-ups and ads on the page. You can also use the application to create your own filter lists, which will allow you to determine from which sites ads and pop-ups are allowed and which ones you want to block.
As a compatible extension, AdBlock Plus works on all browsers and mobile devices to help you block unwanted ads, disable tracking, and even block websites completely, especially those that pose a known threat to the spread of malware. Capable of blocking a variety of ads, including those that appear on the page and in pop-ups, the Stands Fair ad blocker works with website owners and encourages users to “whitelist websites they trust so that ads can continue to be monetized”. The biggest limitation of Stands Fair Adblocker is that it is only compatible with Chrome browsers. However, as a free add-on, it works well on both computers and mobile devices.
Users trust Stands for its ability to work on a variety of websites, including YouTube and Facebook, preventing and blocking malware and trackers, as well as ads and pop-ups. Another benefit of Stands is that, in fact, it prevents companies from selling your information without you knowing it, fulfilling their promise to allow you to enjoy the Internet “on your terms, instead of someone else's”. Compatible with all browsers, including Chrome, Firefox, Opera and Edge, Ghostery is an effective privacy extension that can be used on computers and mobile devices. Ghostery starts to be used quickly and works well to eliminate distracting, tracking and dangerous ads.
It's also capable of anonymizing your personal data, adding another level of privacy to your online experience. However, the extension isn't as effective at blocking pop-ups as others. However, since it continues to eliminate trackers (and makes websites load faster), Internet users are still using its blocking capabilities. Currently only available in the United States, Canada and Europe, the built-in ad blocker in the Google Chrome browser doesn't block all online ads.
Instead, this blocking feature works to identify the most intrusive and potentially malicious ads, blocking them and allowing others. Developed by AdBlock, Google Chrome's YouTube ad-blocking extension is the most popular browser extension available, with more than 60 million users. The best way to disable and enable the Chrome blocker is by accessing the “site settings” on the website pages. Once in the page settings section of a website, you can scroll down to search for “Ads” and then choose if you want to allow or block.
By determining which ads are too intrusive, the built-in ad blocker for Microsoft Edge helps create a more pleasant and secure online experience for users. Like Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge requires you to access settings while browsing online. Once in a page's settings, you can scroll down to the advanced settings and then select “block”. Effective for both pop-ups and on-page ads, Microsoft Edge users continue to use other ad-blocking extensions (such as AdBlock, Ghostery and uBlock Origin) to help personalize their online experience.
Thanks to a new version, Brave Browser has dramatically improved the capabilities of its integrated ad blocker, stating that it is now “69 times more effective than before”. Known as “Brave Shields”, this ad-blocker works in a similar way to uBlock Origin and Ghostery, comparing URLs to make its blocking algorithm even more effective. Impressively fast and great for identifying unwanted ads and tracking ads, Brave Browser is gaining popularity among Internet users who want a safer and more streamlined experience. One problem I had with Total Adblock is that there's a premium version that regularly promotes with a floating widget ad, which is ironic for a blocker.
It also means that the free version of Total Adblock intentionally allows some ads. If you're okay with spending a few dollars a month, it's best to upgrade to CyberGhost, which offers ad-blocking along with a VPN. Total Adblock doesn't have any customizable settings, making it a great choice for a simple ad-blocking solution. .