Adblock Plus Already Has a Workaround for Facebook Adblock Blocker

Earlier this week, Facebook announced that it was targeting ad blockers to block them from browsing the site. Today Adblock Plus released a filter to bypass this.

The updated filter is in the main Adblock filter list, which was updated earlier today. Here’s how to force and update:

In Chrome:

  1. Click the menu button> Tools> Extensions.
  2. Find Adblock and click Options.
  3. Click “Update Now”.

In Firefox

  1. Click Firefox> Add-ons (or Tools> Add-ons on Mac / Linux).
  2. Click on Extensions and find Adblock.
  3. Click “Options” and then “Filter Settings”.
  4. Click Update Filters.

Or, if you want to add a filter manually, just add it to Adblock:

 facebook.com ## DIV [id ^ = ”substream_”] ._5jmm [data-dedupekey] [data-cursor] [data-xt] [data-xt-vimpr = ”1"] [data-ftr = ”1" ] [data-fte = "1"]

Of course, as always with this stiff, this is a cat and mouse game, and this is certainly not the end of the story. But for now, you can get rid of those annoying sponsored posts quite easily.

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