Ad blocking

  • What is an adblocker? How does ad blocking work and how to beat ad blockers

    What is an adblocker? How does ad blocking work and how to beat ad blockers

    What is an adblocker? Ad blocking refers to the process of using software or tools to prevent advertisements from being displayed on websites, mobile apps, or other digital platforms. Ad blocking tools work by identifying and blocking the scripts, codes, or content associated with online advertisements. Ad blocking has become popular due to several reasons. Some people find online ads intrusive, disruptive, or distracting while browsing the web. Others may... Read More

  • How to beat Adblockers: Monetize adblock traffic with ExoClick’s solutions

    Monetize adblock traffic

    Ad blockers are becoming increasingly more popular, with 42.7% of internet users using ad blocking tools globally, according to Backlinko. This huge percentage costs billions of dollars in ad revenue losses for publishers, and stops advertiser campaigns reaching end users. But what exactly are ad blockers and how do they affect you as an ExoClick client? In this blog post, we will explain how to beat adblockers: How they work,... Read More

  • Adblocking for Publishers Case Study: How to Beat AdBlockers with Popunder In-Line Code

    adblocking by end users

    How to beat adblockers? The question on every publishers mind is how can I monetize adblock traffic. Ad block software leads to lost ad revenue. According to Statista, adblocking by end users is still very popular. Statista published the latest available figures in their report dated July 4 2022, Adblocking penetration rate in selected countries/territories worldwide as of 3rd quarter 2021. It showed that the average global adblocking rate was... Read More

  • Case study: How 3 publishers increased earnings with our in-line popunder code

    Ad blocking continues to negatively affect publisher revenues, ExoClick provides a free solution to publisher clients called Neverblock which circumvents ad blockers and still shows publishers ads. But we also have a second option that Publishers can try based around forcing popunders to show even if the end user is using an adblocker. It’s called our in-line popunder code and is very easy to implement in the <body> tags on... Read More

  • Facebook cashed in with $709m from AdBlock users, what are you doing about it?

    In Q3 2016, Facebook took a stand against Ad Blockers, and implemented an AdBlock circumvention system that allows them to show advertising to AdBlock users. In their last quarterly report (Q2 2017), Facebook mentioned : “Desktop ad revenue grew 17% despite an ongoing decline in desktop usage. Note that our Q2 desktop ad revenue benefitted from our efforts to limit the impact of ad blocking technologies.” Eyeo, the company behind... Read More

  • Google Chrome might integrate Ad Blocking feature

    Last week, The Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch and various other news sites have been reporting that Google might be integrating a new ad blocking feature into its Chrome browser. Google has still not commented on these rumours. Here is what we know so far... Google is a member of the Coalition for Better Ads which last month released its guidelines entitled 'Initial Better Ads Standards: Least preferred ad experiences for desktop... Read More

  • PageFair Adblock report 2017

    The latest report from PageFair shows that the number of devices using an ad blocker increased by 30% in 2016, with much of that increase coming from users in Asia-Pacific, where 16% now use ad blockers.. Adblocking on desktop and laptop devices in the USA has grown at a higher rate than the global average, at 18%, with the global average being 11%.  However, on mobile the vast majority of... Read More

  • 11 ExoClick milestones for 2016

    It's been quite a year here at ExoClick, here are some of the highlights of 2016 including innovative platform features, new products, industry awards and more! 1. Impressive impressions ExoClick kicked off 2016 by reaching 5 billion daily impressions served daily to its global network of publishing sites. Year on year the company has continually increased the number of  daily impressions served. 2008 - 100 million daily impressions 2010 -... Read More

  • Desktop ad blocking continues to decline in Germany

    According to eMarketer desktop ad blocking in Germany has fallen for the third consequitive quarter, a trend that is unusual given much talked about uptake of ad blocking globally. According to Bundesverband Digitale Wirtschaft (BVDW) and Online-Vermarkterkreis (OVK)’s November 2016 report, desktop display ad blocking rates were down 0.3 percentage points in the third quarter. The measure had declined by 0.7 points the previous quarter, and by 0.4 points in the... Read More

  • Publishers could gain from EU net neutrality ruling regarding ad blocking

    Internet service providers and mobile operators that block ads could be breaking EU guidelines on net neutrality even if customers opt in. EU regulations only allow providers to block content for three reasons: to comply with a member state’s laws, to manage levels of traffic across a network, or for security. Updated guidelines issued by the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (Berec) this week state that advertising should... Read More

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