In Pictures: 8 new features in Chrome (desktop or ...
FEATURE: Ad-blocking apps banned
ADDED TO: Chrome Beta for Android
Google started pulling ad-blocking apps from the Google Play store in March, citing that they violate a provision in the Play Store Developer Distribution Agreement prohibiting apps that interfere with the properties and services of third parties. Affected popular apps that have disappeared from Google Play since then include AdAway, Adblock Plus and AdFree Android. Adblock Plus has been singled out further -- the March 14 release of Chrome Beta for Android has a specific call implemented in it to prevent web pages from displaying if Adblock Plus is installed. Ouch.
In Pictures: 8 new features in Chrome (desktop or mobile)