AdDetector detects "native advertising" weeding real articles from paid ones.

 
 

AdDetector detects "native advertising" weeding real articles from paid ones.

Fed up with native advertising polluting your newspapers, The New York Times, Forbes, The Atlantic, your buzzfeed list-joy, and even your Deadspin articles? Download the Chrome Extension that can point out the Deadspin link is a State Farm job, and brandish bright red banners on all paid articles online, leaving you to pursuing only the articles that are not (listed as) sponsored. AdDetector contains rules to identify small "sponsored" markings, sometimes these aren't even visible to humans, but instead hidden in the source code. AdDetector then blasts a red banner on top of these articles, alerting you to the ad. Surf the web for a single day with this extension turned on, and you'll be shocked at how many paid articles are out there.

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