Ten years on Adblock Plus with the emergence of half a billion download

Jan

24

2016

Announced yesterday the company responsible for adding unwanted ads Adblock Plus block the arrival of the number of downloads addition of half a billion download, and pointed out that this figure is considered a key corner stone in the addendum march and it reached to the figure ten years later.

It was Vladimir Blunt German software developer has done the same this week in the ten years before any in 2006 left Adblock Plus add-BB version 0.6 working on the Mozilla Firefox browser.

The company responsible for adding Adblock highlighting the number of downloads and not on the number of active to add users, and the company with the participation of information on the number of active users has.

The figures show that the company recently posted that in addition Adblock Plus has more than 50 million active users while adding AdBlock, which is another popular solution to ban the ads has more than 40 million active users.

And it is available both additions Regions blocked ads across many platforms both, so you must keep in mind that these figures cover different types of devices.

The company has published a statement which describes the add-life journey “was written first ads across the brow of a person named Astad Henrik Sorensen, was very popular outside technical circles at the time.”

She added, “In spite of that has been ignored for the source code as well by many different developers who passed them the source code was not one cares only by Vladimir Blunt, where he in 2006 to rewrite the source code.”

Vladimir said, “I’ve thought about doing that to rewrite the source code will improve the speed of the Adblock and makes them good enough to be the addendum number one in the world should do so.”

Said Vladimir, “it did not work quite as I planned it and it dawned on me that there is always what to do in such projects, and now has over ten years and I’m still busy with it.”

And take Eyeo company responsible for the Adblock Plus add-Germany-based, and currently has 49 staff members from 17 different countries, and the team as well as to maintain the ban on advertising for add-effective advertising initiative by helping to accepted management.

The ad Addition initiative to block ads selectively allowing the ads located under the white list has to emerge, and in an attempt to find a common solution among users and advertisers.

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