Can't stop receiving ads in Twitter


#1

I’m just changing over from Firefox where I do not have this problem. I keep getting ads in tweets and I don’t want them. I have set “Do Not Track” in Security. My Twitter settings can’t be the problem because the problem does not exist in Firefox.


#2

Hi, could you please provide info as stated in the guidelines?

cc @luke.mulks for information regarding ad blocking


#3

Could you also post a screenshot of what you are seeing?


#4

Thanks for your reply.

Brave 0.17.1
rev 84dbc8e
Muon 4.0.3
libchromiumcontent 59.0.3071.86
V8 5.9.211.31
Node.js 7.9.0
Update Channel dev
os.platform win32
os.release 10.0.14393
os.arch x64

Brave shield Settings for twitter: block ads, 3rd party cookies, phishing, malware; https everywhere

Whenever I sign on to twitter. See attached representative ad.


#5

Thanks. See Reply to Jacalz.


#6

Those ads might be 1st part ads (ads that come from the the site itself) and 1st part ads can not be blocked by Brave at the moment, but I will take a look in a couple of days :+1:


#7

+1 for blocking Twitter native ads.


#8

I believe the team is working on this to make it a feature in the future.


#9

blocking promoted ads (1st-party ads) is under consideration.


#10

Hi camposino,

I follow these steps at https://medium.com/@jonathansampson/testing-chrome-extensions-in-brave-8e25d1f7386d to add Ublock Origon extension. Use chrome extensions to copy it into brave extension Open up Ublock Origon by going to open to dashboard and click the I am an advanced user (required reading), And go to https://filterlists.com/ and select the ads blockers on that site to add to the custom lists.

thanks

FYI I think that Ublock Origon extension should be a default extension under extensions.


#11

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