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[Engadget] Adblock Plus bypasses Facebook's attempt to restrict ad blockers

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The war between Facebook and ad blockers is heating up. Just two days after the social network announced plans to restrict software that removes its advertising, the popular utility Adblock Plus has already unveiled a workaround. All you need to do is update your Adblock Plus filters to banish those ads once again. Facebook previously said that it didn't pay to be whitelisted by any ad blocking company, instead it changed how its ads are recognized, and also gave users more control over what sorts of ads they see.

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I have no idea why they think they can win. The demand for adblock is too high.
 
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I'm waiting for uBlock Origin to do the same.
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well adblock will block those out till facebook pays them like google does to let the ads through. stick with ublock; it's blocking the "ads" on facebook too.
 
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well adblock will block those out till facebook pays them like google does to let the ads through. stick with ublock; it's blocking the "ads" on facebook too.
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good for adblock I guess
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I'm waiting for uBlock Origin to do the same.

uBlock Origin has been updated many hours ago. Just update your filters manually if you don't already have the updated ones.
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! https://github.com/uBlockOrigin/uAssets/issues/98
facebook.com###stream_pagelet div[id^="hyperfeed_story_id_"]:has(a.uiStreamSponsoredLink)
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I haven't seen any ad on facebook and also haven't updated AdBlock Plus since i installed it months ago. redface.gif
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It's getting Hot in here... XD
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Instead of wasting my time on Face book..

I waste time on OCN.... HURRAY...

OCN ads are completely blocked by noscript and ublock , so... biggrin.gif
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uBlock Origin has been updated many hours ago. Just update your filters manually if you don't already have the updated ones.

thanks for that. +rep
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