Already at the beginning of the month, Samsung announced that an important novelty had been included in its new 4.0 update of its web browser: an API that allowed third-party applications to block all Nigerian Email Database web advertising. The launch will take place very soon, since the new S7 mobile, which is officially presented this week, will include this new version of the browser.
Samsung users will then be able to download Adblok Fast – Samsung’s browser extension that blocks all ads – and remove the ads from their web experience, as long as they are using the Samsung browser. This browser only works with the Korean firm’s own mobiles, but it is installed by default and is currently present in about 50 million terminals.
From Samsung they explain that by using an ad blocker the loading time can be reduced by up to 51%, and if we add to that avoiding annoying pop-up ads that impede the desired online experience, the attractiveness of this possibility for users is evident. users. As a sample, suffice it to say that four days after Samsung’s announcement, AdBlock Fast had already been downloaded more than 50,000 times.
It is not the first company to introduce this possibility, since in September Apple had opted to allow the installation of blockers in iOS 9, but Samsung’s decision acquired a lot of prominence due to the soap opera lived with Google, which hurts firsthand the growth and expansion of ad blockers.