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A new ad blocker replaces ads with news content


Ad Replacer, a new ad blocker for Google Chrome created by aggregation news site’s founder Jason Calacanis, will replace ads with “human-curated news.” Ad Replacer curates content from sites such as BBC, Variety, The Verge and CNN, and is powered by people who are curating content 24/7. Calacanis is billing Ad Replacer as an alternative to content recommendation services such as Outbrain or Taboola.

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