Adblock Plus and (a little) more

Adblock Plus ends 2017 with 15 million new downloads on Android mobile · 5 days ago by Rachel Brochado

Based on a recent report by Berlin-based digital company Contentpass, mobile ad blocking on Samsung devices has grown globally from 1.8 percent to 6.3 percent from October to November this fall. At Adblock Plus, we concur.

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How to Use Adblock Plus in Private Mode · 21 days ago by Shannon Sewell Bell

Did you know that you can use Adblock Plus in Private mode? You’ve probably switched to private mode in the past and noticed that Adblock Plus wasn’t there. You will first need to activate it for ABP in order to use it there. Follow the steps below to activate Adblock Plus while in private mode.

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An Open Letter to UC Browser users · 31 days ago by Ben Williams

You may have heard that the huge Alibaba-owned UC Browser, which has some ad-blocking capabilities, was removed from the Google Play store. If you’re a UC user, or you were wondering why you can’t currently become one, we’d like to explain the situation and give you a little background.

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Adblock Plus browser add-on gets comfy with Firefox 57 · 42 days ago by Rachel Brochado

As Firefox fans and users know, Firefox will release version 57 later in November. The new version of the browser will only allow add-ons that are compatible with the WebExtensions API, so the Adblock Plus development team has already been busy getting our award-winning add-on ready.

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Let's celebrate - 20 years open source! · 46 days ago by Jan Oczenasek

Without the open-source community, there would be no Adblock Plus. Today’s most popular ad blocker was created from and within the open source community, one of the most innovative communities of the 21st century. With that said, we are proud to announce: we sponsor the Open Source Initiative.

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eyeo happily announces: Flattr 2.0 launches to the public today! · 55 days ago by Laura Dornheim

Since we started working with the Flattr team a couple of months ago, our joint mission was to make funding great content as easy as possible. For publishers and content creators but mostly for all of you users out there who want to support the content you enjoy online.

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The Flattr relaunch: What to expect! · 69 days ago by Laura Dornheim

*The release is finally happening! On October 24th, we will launch the new version of Flattr for the public. Here is a guide to the new Flattr, for creators, publishers, and contributors. *

Time to brace yourself, this is it. The evolution that aims to become a revolution. We have worked long and hard on relaunching Flattr as a product that has the potential to evolve the internet in just the way we wanted when we first launched Flattr. Our mission has always been the same: We believe creators need and deserve money, but on their own terms.

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37,000 fooled after ABP imposter gets in Web Store; how to make sure you’ve got the real ABP · 69 days ago by Ben Williams

A phony Adblock Plus was on offer in the Chrome Web Store long enough for thousands of people to unknowingly get the bogus software. Google has since shut the fakers down. Here’s how to make sure you have the real Adblock Plus if you’re in doubt.

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Our new fee structure · 73 days ago by Laura Dornheim

We are changing our fees and we want to do it in the most transparent way. We have split the fee in two: Creators that receive money will be charged a monthly fee of 7.5%. This is our fee for running Flattr. Plus, to start, a payment processing fee of 9%. This is our costs for the payment processing that is carried over to everyone that receives money. This will increase the fee of 10% we had prior to 2016* We would like to explain the reasons for this increase.

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Network effect: Flattrs without known receiver · 74 days ago by Laura Dornheim

How the Flattr network effect works, and answers the big question “will people actually pay for content online?”

One of the core problems with Flattr has always been to prove to creators and publishers that people do want support their creations with money. We can claim that is the truth as much as we want, but in the end it’s still just a sales pitch for our product. We needed a way to actually prove it, and now we can.

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