Tagged: Chrome

Google Chrome’s new crackdown on bad ads begins in December

With the release of version 65 earlier this year, Google Chrome tried to banish some bait-and-switch website actions that could do things like redirect you to an unexpected website or show pop-up ads. Source: https://www.cnet.com/news/google-chrome-new-crackdown-on-bad-ads-begins-december/

Google Chrome browser gets native ad-blocking

In June, Google announced that its Chrome browser would block ads on websites that are not compliant with the Better Ads standards. Better Ads’ standards mean no pop-up ads, no ads that prevent web content from being displayed until a timer counts down, no ads that cover large portions of a website and no video ads that automatically play audio. It’s worth noting that the native ad-blocking feature on Chrome won’t prevent ads from tracking you. Source: https://www.cnet.com/news/googles-chrome-browser-to-get-ad-blocking-feb-15-2018/#ftag=CAD590a51e