Google expanding Chrome ad-blocking initiative to global markets this July
10 January, 2019, 23:42 | Author: Rafael Roberts
Website owners can check if their sites use ads that break the Better Ads Standards using a special dashboard named the Ad Experience Report, where they can also request removal from Google's ad block backlist when they remediated any issues with intrusive ads.
Almost a year ago, Google's Chrome web browser began to roll out the ability to block, or filter, ads on publisher websites in North America and Europe that don't meet the Better Ads Standards.
Starting with July 9 this year, Chrome will not load any ads -at all- on websites that run one of these intrusive ad types. In a blog post, Google revealed that the aforesaid guidelines identify 12 types of objectionable advertising strategies which publishers and advertisers should avoid, or else, the ads will be blocked.
The Better Ads Standards were chosen based on the feedback of over 66,000 users around the world. Among them are auto-playing ads with sound, flashing animated ads, and ads occupying inordinately large areas of the display.
In February 2018, Google rolled out an update to Chrome created to block abusive ad experiences.
Google reports positive results after implementing ad blocking in Chrome a year ago. A full list of the least liked and abusive ads under the Better Ads Standards can be seen below.
The launch of Chrome's ad-blocking capability was, initially, limited to North America and Europe, being the only two regions in which the Coalition for Better Ads operated.
Chrome has had some success with the Better Ads Standards program. Google will first warn the concerned parties if an ad is detrimental to users' web experience, and if they fail to take necessary action, Chrome will block them on the website. Further, out of millions of sites we've reviewed to date, less than 1 percent have had their ads filtered. From their they can toggle the setting for "Blocked on sites that show intrusive or misleading ads (recommended)" to "Allowed" as shown below.
The Big Lead's PM Sports Roundup, which is now America's most eligible bachelor now that Tim Tebow is off the market. The 31-year-old former football star revealed via Instagram on Thursday that he's engaged to Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters.
White, 46, from Imperial Beach, California, never boarded a return flight via Dubai in July, his mother told The New York Times . The State Department advises Americans not to travel to Iran "due to the risk of arbitrary arrest and detention".
LaPorsha Washington , Jazmine's mother, told authorities that a auto pulled up next to theirs, firing a spray of bullets inside. But the sheriff's office later received a tip from civil rights activist Shaun King that sent the case in a new direction.
Morgan, one of the most accurate shooters in the Big Ten at 67.6 percent from the field, but is shooting 4 of 12 at halftime. With that said, though, it would take an incredibly impressive performance by IN to pull out the upset win on the road.
San Carlos Apache officials said the woman was an enrolled member of the tribe, whose reservation is 134 miles east of Phoenix . Hacienda HealthCare has promised to work with authorities and welcomed planned DNA tests of employees.
Top-ranked Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep , as expected, have been given the No. 1 seedings for next week's Australian Open . Britain's Andy Murray will open his Australian Open campaign against Spain's 22nd seed Roberto Bautista Agut .
After being dispelled by the Treasury Department, Lutes made a decision to keep his 1943-branded coin for his personal collection. PCGS CoinFacts, which offers information to all collectors of USA coins, estimates that there are only 10 to 15 such pennies.
According to ESPN's Jeff Darlington , Manning called Jets CEO Christopher Johnson to endorse Gase for the job. McCarthy interviewed with the Jets last weekend but declined the chance to interview with the Browns.
Pandya appeared on the show with KL Rahul and both of them are facing major criticism for their behaviour on the show. Earlier on Wednesday, the BCCI issued a show cause notice against Pandya and KL Rahul .
A shocking photograph of black and white primary school children sitting separately in a classroom has provoked widespread anger. This time of year is supposed to be joyous as a lot of kids start their school careers while others return to a higher grade.
Hudson-Odoi started at Wembley in midweek, but has made just one Premier League appearance all season. Despite starting Chelsea's last two cup matches, Hudson-Odoi has struggled for regular game-time.
JLR to "cut 5000 United Kingdom jobs"
United Kingdom new-car sales tumbled at their steepest annual rate since the financial crisis past year . India's Tata conglomerate bought JLR from Ford in 2008, saving the British carmaker from bankruptcy.
De Blasio Promises Health Care for All New Yorkers
The program marks the Democratic mayor's effort to address the progressive priority of providing universal healthcare coverage. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has chose to lead the progressive charge on the health care front.
Iran says it is holding U.S. Navy veteran in prison
A Department of State spokesperson told the BBC: "We are aware of reports of the detention of a USA citizen in Iran". Ghasemi denied allegations that White, who hails from Imperial Beach, California, has been mistreated in prison.
Trailer: Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt's Gully Boy
Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh had everyone in fits as he teased his Gully Boy co-star Alia Bhatt about her beau Ranbir Kapoor . Gully Boy is about a rapper from the slums of Mumbai who wants to rise above his socio-economic status to become a star.