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Stop companies tracking you with Ghostery

Icon of Adblock PlusI cannot even remember when I started using Adblock plus plugin and my life improved. If you really don’t know it here you are:

Blocks annoying video ads on YouTube, Facebook ads, banners and much more.

Adblock Plus blocks all annoying ads, and supports websites by not blocking unobtrusive ads by default (configurable).

Icon of GhosteryBut what about all the script that aims to track your activity on internet (like social buttons, js scripts, …)? Surely you can use Adblock, but searching for something more advanced I found Ghostery

Protect your privacy. See who’s tracking your web browsing and block them with Ghostery.

It’s more convenient because let you know for every page which tracking scripts are included and let you choose if block them or not (or whitelist the page even temporarily) and the details about the companies behind these script.

For example on the linkedin pages I allow linkedin ads, but blocked other three really not appreciated companies:

A really useful tool to add to my toolbox! And what’s about you? You already used this plugin or have a suggestion on what to use?