Online advertising is an alternative that helps fund many projects and reward or websites we enjoy every day. But there are cases where it is applied invasively, affect access to the content and creating inconvenience to the Internet.
Luckily there are tools to get rid of the ads and enjoy a session much cleaner. In this article I’m going to recommend that, personal opinion, are the top three extensions to block those annoying posters and banners that abound across the Internet.
fantastic tool should not be confused with AdBlock Plus, also included in this article. AdBlock has versions for Chrome, Opera and Safari , the first of the three got the most acceptance globally. The browser version of Google has over 10 million users and is the most popular extension for Chrome Web Store.
income stands because it requires no initial configuration. Once installed handles block all ads that detected in the sites visited. Then you can change the choice of filters and edit them manually exclude specific domains to continue showing ads or pause / resume overhead from the add icon.
AdBlock advertising can also be locked manually from the context menu of the operating system. Finally it should be noted that all three versions of the extension are free but the developer, Michael Gundlach, accepts donations under the “honor system”. In exchange for their financial contribution will receive a personalized email of thanks.
AdBlock Download: Chrome | Opera | Safari.
oldest extension for blocking ads on web sites because its history goes back to 2002. It is true that over the years the project changed hands, with ups and downs, but the essence remained the tool and got large number of followers (especially Firefox users).
not limited to block ads, but also provides tools to improve privacy navigation and overall system security . It also has a database of “acceptable ads” with exclusions to avoid blocking advertisements legitimately applied.
The utility also prevents websites to track the activity of users to have a limited web session. And as if that were not enough off the buttons to share on social networks, prevents access to domains known to distribute threats and corrects typos in the address bar that can be redirected to malicious websites.
supports Firefox, Chrome and Opera . There is also an Android app is also highly recommended. All extensions are free but you can also contribute to project funding or technical support.
Download: Browsers | Android.
personal taste is the most powerful extension for blocking ads and trackers on websites . It is an essential tool for anyone concerned about the privacy of your web session. When installing Ghostery should configure the main options through an intuitive wizard.
lock options are phenomenal expansion. Ghostery has a library that is updated automatically and allows you to select what we want to lock in our preferred browser. Besides ads can curb style platforms Google Analytics statistics, beacons and widgets, and more.
Best of Ghostery is that users have complete control over the content vetoed at each site. From the application icon can be given partial or total exemptions and pause the process with just one click. Meanwhile on the product web can navigate a vast list with detailed information on each tracker and businesses that use them.
This utility is also notable because it works on the five most popular web browsers in the world: Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, Mozilla and Safari . You can also use it on mobile devices, but for now its presence is limited to iOS.
Download: Browsers | iOS.