FACEBOOK ADS THWARTED AGAIN
Facebook’s attempt to block ad blockers from blocking it’s ads has already failed. Originally Facebook figured out a way to get around ad-blocker systems, but it was quickly shutdown by and adblocker plus update. Facebook had the idea to show ads like regular posts which would get around the adblocker data blocks but Facebook is scrambling again after the update
It’s possible Facebook has other steps it can take to counteract ad blockers But the fact that Adblock Plus knocked out the ads in just a couple of days’ should be infuriating for the web developers at facebook. Facebook wants to display ads, but it is hard to get around a browser extension looking to take them down almost immediately.
The Sad truth behind it, is that Facebook can not exist without ads in the first place since it’s a free service. Ads are the primary source of income for the company and they are going to do everything they can to get around this system. As more non savy users become aware of extensions like ad block, it will make it that much more difficult for Facebook to monetize it’s platfom.