Microsoft Pays AdBlock Plus To Unblock Ads

By | February 13, 2015 | 0 Comments


Microsoft Pays AdBlock Plus To Unblock AdsJoins Google and Amazon.

It looks like Microsoft is one of many big names that are now too paying the company behind everyone’s beloved AdBlock Plus extension.

According to the report by Financial Times, the Bing Ads will now be unblocked by default all thanks to the recently struck deal, which includes an undisclosed amount of money.

The software giant has also confirmed the change with the following statement:

“Microsoft will always give consumers choice when it comes to advertisements. We are committed to working with partners who share our vision for relevant, impactful brand interaction and respect the integrity of consumer choice.”

Well, at least AdBlock Plus is making money from the internet ads, who knew.

[Via: FT]


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