Chrome will start blocking disruptive ads tomorrow - here's how it'll work

Chrome will start blocking disruptive ads tomorrow - here's how it'll work

Put another way, in an ideal world, Chrome's ad blocker would not have any work to do. If that is the case, Chrome will then block the page from loading requests at the network-level, to prevent them from loading at all. This will be in sync with the Better Ads Standards that were established by the Coalition for Better Ads. As long as the site is marked as Failing, Chrome will block all ads on pages from the site, while showing an "Ads Blocked" message to users.

Some of the websites affected by this change could also contain Google ads, Mr Roy-Chowdhury confirmed.

Millions of internet users reached that conclusion years ago and have taken steps to block web ads, often as many as possible rather than the worst of the lot, through the use of ad blocking code in browsers, in apps, and in network hardware. JavaScript or image calls - on sites with pages that fall short of requirements against known ad-related URL patterns.

Google says it will review a sample of a site's pages to determine its status.

The firm hopes to "improve the experience for all web users", and force sites into compliance with the Better Ads Standards, claiming that 42% of all sites which were previously falling below the Better Ads Standards have now improved the quality of their adverts, and are now passing. Let us know if there is a significant change in your Chrome browsing experience, both in your desktop and mobile.

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Site owners can access a detailed Ad Experience Report that lists specific violations from the Google Search Console and hopefully address issues.

"This set of patterns is based on the public EasyList filter rules, and includes patterns matching many ad providers including Google's own ad platforms, AdSense and DoubleClick", said Bentzel. Meanwhile, on desktop, the interface is similar to Chrome's existing pop-up blocker in the right side of the Omnibar.

"It's important that we work to maintain a balance-and if left unchecked, disruptive ads have the potential to derail the entire system", the VP said.

"We've already seen more and more people express their discontent with annoying ads by installing ad blockers, but blocking all ads can hurt sites or advertisers who aren't doing anything disruptive", writes Rahul Roy-Chowdhury, vice president of Chrome. But we're only at the very beginning of the Chrome ad blocker story, the evolution of which the web will be watching very closely.

Websites with full-page ad interstitials, ads that unexpectedly play sound, and flashing (animated) ads risk being graded as "Failing" and having all ads blocked in Chrome after a 30-day warning period.

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