Websites owners, you are now being given a three-month notice to shape up or ship out. Since advertisements (ads) is the lifeline to your online presence, some of you have resorted to uncouth means to make sure your visitors to get to view (if not click through) advertisements on your site. Chrome is putting you on notice.
However, Google remains the biggest beneficiary of online ads, and to ultimately ban ads will be a self-defeating pursuit. If anything, Google is trying to do some damage control. You see most people who have installed third-party ad blockers were driven into doing so by those pesky pop-up ads; the unrelenting ads.
The problem with third-party ad blockers is they do not discriminate. They block everything; both pesky ads and ads which are just sitting at the corner of your web page; not particularly interfering with your ‘field of view.’ Blocking all ads simply translates to bad business for Google.
Again back to my earlier point, Google is simply trying to do some damage control. Since bad ads drive people to block all ads, which in turn negatively affects the search …read more