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PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2016 8:17 pm
by ajk1962f
Hi, I'm a new ABP user. First, thanks for making such a helpful product.

After reading the news that Facebook is beginning an effort to block ad-blocking software from working on FB's site, I'm interested to know what ABP's plans are to prevent this from succeeding. I am not on FB for this very reason--ads and other intrusive elements. But as a member of the public I still believe that this is an important issue, and I'd like to know where ABP stands on the matter.

ajk1962f

Re: Facebook's Plan to Block Ad-Blockers?

PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2016 8:21 pm
by mapx

Re: Facebook's Plan to Block Ad-Blockers?

PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2016 8:55 pm
by ajk1962f
Thanks.

In ABP We Trust. :)

ajk1962f

Re: Facebook's Plan to Block Ad-Blockers?

PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2016 11:41 pm
by sucrat
hi,
I tried it with this regular expression but does not work
# * (u_jsonp_ \ d * _ \ d *)
while using real numbers blocks the "post recommended"
Example: # * (u_jsonp_ 15 _ 2)

Re: Facebook's Plan to Block Ad-Blockers?

PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2016 11:43 pm
by mapx
there aren't allowed regular expressions in the hiding filters
try
facebook.com###u_jsonp_2_1

Re: Facebook's Plan to Block Ad-Blockers?

PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2016 11:48 pm
by sucrat
mapx wrote:there aren't allowed regular expressions in the hiding filters
try
facebook.com###u_jsonp_2_1


this work fine: # * (u_jsonp_ 2_ 1)

the problem is that always change those numbers _2_1

Re: Facebook's Plan to Block Ad-Blockers?

PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2016 11:53 pm
by mapx
well, probably we should wait to see the implementation of such things:
https://issues.adblockplus.org/ticket/2360

Re: Facebook's Plan to Block Ad-Blockers?

PostPosted: Thu Aug 11, 2016 12:45 am
by STR8_AN94BALLER
mapx wrote:well, probably we should wait to see the implementation of such things:
https://issues.adblockplus.org/ticket/2360



Hmm, got a few ads already shoved in my face. Guess no facebook for the time being I suppose.

Re: Facebook's Plan to Block Ad-Blockers?

PostPosted: Thu Aug 11, 2016 9:27 am
by crissyfox
getting facebook ad's here too. so far its just for facebook pages.

Re: Facebook's Plan to Block Ad-Blockers?

PostPosted: Thu Aug 11, 2016 11:36 am
by mapx
test this filter
facebook.com##div[data-xt]

Re: Facebook's Plan to Block Ad-Blockers?

PostPosted: Thu Aug 11, 2016 3:01 pm
by sucrat
mapx wrote:test this filter
facebook.com##div[data-xt]


work fine for me but I do not understand the meaning of div[data-xt]

thanks for explanation :)

Re: Facebook's Plan to Block Ad-Blockers?

PostPosted: Thu Aug 11, 2016 3:04 pm
by mapx
should be the same with
facebook.com###data-xt

about filters:
https://adblockplus.org/en/filters
https://adblockplus.org/en/filter-cheatsheet

Re: Facebook's Plan to Block Ad-Blockers?

PostPosted: Thu Aug 11, 2016 3:26 pm
by lewisje
sucrat wrote:work fine for me but I do not understand the meaning of div[data-xt]
It means "a div that has a data-xt attribute": https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/doc ... _selectors

Re: Facebook's Plan to Block Ad-Blockers?

PostPosted: Thu Aug 11, 2016 8:46 pm
by STR8_AN94BALLER
So the bigger problem now is that ABP doesn't yet support the custom element hiding syntax required to block these ads?

Re: Facebook's Plan to Block Ad-Blockers?

PostPosted: Thu Aug 11, 2016 8:49 pm
by mapx
for now just update easylist, see if works.
The above comment about implementation is the possibility to have a new feature to fight better (FB will respond to the new easylist filters ...)