The new Chrome ad blocker will be based on standards established by the Coalition for Better Ads (CFBA), and will be the default service for all Chrome browser users. Starting on February 15, in line with the Coalition's guidelines, Chrome will remove all ads from sites that have a "failing" status in the Ad Experience Report for more than 30 days. That has changed today, though, with an official announcement revealing that Google Chrome's built-in ad blocking will launch on February 15, 2018. The company had announced the move as being part of its endeavour to improve online advertisements, with ads that were considered intrusive being automatically blocked by the browser.
Chrome is Going to Start Blocking Bad Ads on February 15
It's different from third-party ad blockers that block all ads indiscriminately. Because of poorly designed or malicious ads, people are installing ad blockers at an increasing rate and making it harder and harder for free content to exist.
It won't block all ads just ones that are deemed aggressive by the Coalition for Better Ads whose members include Google, Facebook, Procter & Gamble, the Washington Post and groups from the advertising industry. If they do not, however, it is likely they never intended their ad blocker to do much blocking of ads in the first place.
Pentagon spent $31 million per year investigating UFOs
The shock revelation has finally disclosed the true aim of the mysterious Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program. But its backers say that, while the Pentagon ended funding for the effort at that time , the program remains in existence.
Under the standard, desktop ads featuring pop-up ads, auto-play video ads with sound, prestitial ads with countdown and large sticky ads can be filtered by Google Chrome.
We now have a date for when these changes will take effect: February 15.
Deadly Amtrak train crash, what we know so far (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)
It's still not clear what caused the train to derail but the The National Transportation Safety Board are investigating. He later added that his "thoughts and prayers are with everyone involved in the train accident".
Vivo to Be First Smartphone Maker With Synaptics' In-Display Fingerprint Sensor
We have been hearing that Vivo is likely to launch a smartphone with fingerprint sensor integrated into the display. The company has actually begun production of the sensor, dubbed the "Clear ID in-display fingerprint scanner".