MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Adblock Plus, the popular add-on for the Firefox web browser, set a record today by being the first browser application to reach the milestone of 100 million downloads. Every day, more than 12 million people use Adblock Plus to browse the Internet advertisement-free. As online ads become bigger, flashier and more intrusive, Adblock Plus enables users to view the real content of websites without distractions or wasted bandwidth.
Adblock Plus can be downloaded for free and without registration at www.adblockplus.org or directly from the Firefox website at https://addons.mozilla.org/de/firefox/addon/1865. Setup takes less than a minute.
About Adblock Plus
Adblock Plus is an open-source project addressing the problem of annoying and intrusive online advertising by putting users back in control. Using community-generated filters, it determines what a website is permitted to load while blocking unwanted advertisements including banners, videos and interstitials. For more information, visit www.adblockplus.org.