How To Stop Pesky Ads and Trackers
Updated: Jan 24
Have you ever visited a website and all of a sudden you're seeing ads for items you recently shopped for online? We certainly have. Many websites these days, especially shopping sites, have cookies and trackers that collect information about your browser and your computer. Most of us don't really think about what's happening behind the scenes when we shop online. But advertising is everywhere, and online businesses flood us with all kids of ads.
We'd like to share a couple tricks you can employ on your browser to stop websites from tracking you while you shop online, and prevent those pesky ads from displaying while you browse.
Install Adblock Plus Free
Adblock Plus Free is a solid ad blocker that you install as an extension on your browser. It stops ads from displaying while you're browsing. To install Adblock Plus Free, simply search the words "Adblock Plus Extension" in Google search (or other search engine), and then add the extension to your browser.
Disconnect.me is a free anti-tracking tool that blocks websites from tracking you while you're surfing the web. To install Disconnect, simply search the words "Disconnect Extension" in Google search (or other search engine), and then add the extension to your browser.