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Improved adblocking expected to a browser near you in Fall/Winter 2015

July 1, 2015

Web publishers primarily those with a large mobile web audience may see a big delta in pages served and ads served starting from Fall 2015 when iOS 9 and El Capitan launches. This will be coupled with improvements under the hood in Firefox 41 which should make Ad Block Plus much more efficient

Here’s a few links on the new content blocker extensions coming in iOS9 and Mac OSX El Capitan

  1. Introduction to WebKit content blocking
  2. How to write a content blocker extension in 10 minutes
  3. An hour with Safari Content Blocker in iOS 9

Also note that UC Browser which has a sizable userbase in fast growing smartphone markets such as India and China also comes with built in ad-blocking.

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