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This Chrome extension wipes brands from the Web

19/06/2015

We’ve been talking about ad-blockers a lot recently but if you really want to wipe commercial messages from the face of the Web, (...)
We’ve been talking about ad-blockers a lot recently but if you really want to wipe commercial messages from the face of the Web, here’s another solution. Brandacted is a Chrome extension, built by Joe Veix, which redacts mentions of 200 different brands on any page you’re viewing, replacing them with a thick black strikethrough. The extension mimics the heavy-handed censorship method favored by government agencies. It’s actually aesthetically pleasing, though the execution is a little buggy and somewhat limited. Veix says he’ll add more brand names as he goes along. His rationale for creating Brandacted is pretty simple: I can’t see… This story continues at The Next Web We’ve been talking about ad-blockers a lot recently but if you really want to wipe commercial messages from the face of the Web, here’s another solution. Brandacted is a Chrome extension, built by Joe Veix, which redacts mentions of 200 different brands on any page you’re viewing, replacing them with a thick black strikethrough. The extension mimics the heavy-handed censorship method favored by government agencies. It’s actually aesthetically pleasing, though the execution is a little buggy and somewhat limited. Veix says he’ll add more brand names as he goes along. His rationale for creating Brandacted is pretty simple: I can’t see… This story continues at The Next Web
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