Get Around Those YouTube Ads With a Simple Hack

· Jeff Butts · Quick Tip

Get Around Those YouTube Ads

If you’re one of those folks who looks for ways to get around those YouTube ads, you’ll be interested in this simple hack posted on Reddit.

Safari 13 Just Killed uBlock Origin and Other Extensions

· Andrew Orr · Link

Safari 13 deprecates support for legacy extensions. Instead, you now how to download them through the Mac App Store. A GitHub user explained the uBlock Origin situation and recommends adblocking alternatives.

Get a content blocker. Not nearly as powerful as uBO, but the best option if you want to stay with Safari. Do not get the app called “uBlock”, this is unassociated with uBlockOrigin (read about the split here), and is simply a content blocker with a big negative feature of having acceptable ads built in

Website Tracking to be Worse Than Thought, Study Shows

· Andrew Orr · News

The researchers say that ad-blockers can block some, but not all of the scripts. However, AdBlock Plus has recently been updated to block all of the session replay scripts.