Facebook changes block adblockers


In a December 2018 update, Facebook so effectively disguised sponsored posts that it took AdBlocker Plus a month, instead of the more usual few days, to find a way to counter it. Facebook has responded to the threat posed to its business model by adblockers by both providing users with advertising settings and tweaking its code to keep adblockers from working on the site. Federal Trade Commission rules require Facebook ads to be clearly labelled as such, but the adblocking arms race has continued to escalate.

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