How to Block Online Advertising

Ad blocking is an emerging trend in the online advertising industry.

I recently figured out how to block most online ads using a combination of two Google Chrome web browser extensions. All display ads have been eliminated from any website I visit and I am also blocking all Facebook ads and YouTube video ads.

Thanks to Adblock and Adblock Plus over 16 million Chrome users are now blocking most online advertising. That’s more than 5% of Chrome’s 310 million users.

The ad free experience has been refreshing and I highly recommend it. It will be interesting to see how this trend impacts the delivery and performance of display, facebook, and youtube ads.