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Mathilda Jansen Van Vuuren asked:

What are the best ways to Opt-Out from Seeing Personalized Ads?

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    Bruce Bowman
    Written on September 13, 2017
    "Opera isn't bad, not bad at all. Though I personally have a limited experience with it. That being said none of my experiences were sour, so I'd say give it a go."
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      Marie Marshall
      Written on October 24, 2017
      "this app helps with blocking ads so that you dont have to constantly view ads you dont want. It takes just a bit to get used to but the browser is great in all aspects."
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      Marie Marshall
      Written on October 24, 2017
      "this app helps with blocking ads so that you dont have to constantly view ads you dont want. It takes just a bit to get used to but the browser is great in all aspects."
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      Anthony Dunn
      Written on October 31, 2017
      "This definitely won't get you out of seeing personalized ads. Many places don't even offer that option. Localized android settings can only do so much."
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      Anthony Dunn
      Written on October 31, 2017
      "This definitely won't get you out of seeing personalized ads. Many places don't even offer that option. Localized android settings can only do so much."
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      Muhammad Ali
      Written on November 5, 2017
      "frnds whats this ? i dont understand"
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      Pamela Wright
      Written on November 15, 2017
      "I hate ads. Really hate them with the power of a thousand suns. So I installed AdBlock Plus and it works great for me. No more intrusive ads. However lots of sites have figured out that people use ad blockers and don't let you see the content unless you turn off the ad blocker. Very frustrating. I wish AdBlock Plus could find a way around that."
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      Pamela Wright
      Written on November 15, 2017
      "I hate ads. Really hate them with the power of a thousand suns. So I installed AdBlock Plus and it works great for me. No more intrusive ads. However lots of sites have figured out that people use ad blockers and don't let you see the content unless you turn off the ad blocker. Very frustrating. I wish AdBlock Plus could find a way around that."
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      Rodrigo Montiel
      Written on October 22, 2017
      "Here I thought pretty much everyone on the planet knew of Adblock. I gues s not. I've bee using it for a long time and it does a great job. Because of its prevalence everywhere, there are retail places that are requesting that you disable while you're on their site."
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      Mary Cox
      Written on October 26, 2017
      "Ads are annoying, but when you with Google Account Support you can actually fix a lot of things. Support will take care of your problems."
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      Mary Cox
      Written on October 26, 2017
      "Ads are annoying, but when you with Google Account Support you can actually fix a lot of things. Support will take care of your problems."
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      Diane Riley
      Written on November 22, 2017
      "This is the page for recovering account info, not for changing personal ad prefs"
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      Carl Cunningham
      Written on April 7, 2018
      "A great minimal Adblocker, this will block most ads from appearing while browsing the internet on your phone. It has all the settings you need, including stopping videos from auto-starting."
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      Carl Cunningham
      Written on April 7, 2018
      "A great minimal Adblocker, this will block most ads from appearing while browsing the internet on your phone. It has all the settings you need, including stopping videos from auto-starting."
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      Miguel Córdova
      Written on June 9, 2018
      "good for android"
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      Dennis Rios
      Written on November 10, 2017
      "I'm used HTTPS Everywhere for some time to improve my security. Reading the fine print, I don't think I was as protected as I thought I was, but I don't think it could hurt anything either. Something's better than nothing."
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      Dennis Rios
      Written on November 10, 2017
      "I'm used HTTPS Everywhere for some time to improve my security. Reading the fine print, I don't think I was as protected as I thought I was, but I don't think it could hurt anything either. Something's better than nothing."
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      Larry Elliott
      Written on November 19, 2017
      "HTTPS Everywhere is fantastic at keeping ads out of your face when you're browsing online, and it has the ability to change existing http pages into https, making them more secure. A quick easy way to get safer online!"
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      Isidro Santana
      Written on November 1, 2017
      "You should try HTTPS Everywhere. It is one of the best ad blockers out there. It will increase the security of the system."
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      Christopher Riley
      Written on October 21, 2017
      "I love uBlock Origin. So many ads bring virus and stuff to slow your computer down. With the adblocker, I don't have to worry as much about it. It is awesome."
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      Christopher Riley
      Written on October 21, 2017
      "I love uBlock Origin. So many ads bring virus and stuff to slow your computer down. With the adblocker, I don't have to worry as much about it. It is awesome."
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      Sandra Hamilton
      Written on November 16, 2017
      "I've been using uBlock Origin for over a year and love it. Better than any other ad blockers I've tried."
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      Lawrence Reid
      Written on November 30, 2017
      "If you want to protect your identity and Opt-Out from Seeing Personalized Ads you should try Ghostery. It hides your ID and allows you to block ads and social media trackers. It is a great way to keep big brother and companies from finding out too much about you."
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      Lawrence Reid
      Written on November 30, 2017
      "If you want to protect your identity and Opt-Out from Seeing Personalized Ads you should try Ghostery. It hides your ID and allows you to block ads and social media trackers. It is a great way to keep big brother and companies from finding out too much about you."
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      Wayne Carpenter
      Written on October 26, 2017
      "I see almost no ads using ghostery so it works great"
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      Frances Ramos
      Written on November 27, 2017
      "I'm sure I'm not alone with being annoyed by the constant adds online. I can remember when there were no ads. Glorious days! Free Adblocker Browser allows me to almost go back in time. It blocks most of the personalized ads and allows me to enjoy the internet."
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      Frances Ramos
      Written on November 27, 2017
      "I'm sure I'm not alone with being annoyed by the constant adds online. I can remember when there were no ads. Glorious days! Free Adblocker Browser allows me to almost go back in time. It blocks most of the personalized ads and allows me to enjoy the internet."
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      Jonathan Hunter
      Written on October 21, 2017
      "A cool browser that blocks ads. it's not chrome or firefox though. I'm very particular about the kinds of browsers I use. And even though this one looks cool, and blocks ads, I think I'll stick with chrome or firefox. One can never be too safe."
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      Marie Davis
      Written on April 4, 2018
      "AdAway works well to block ads on my phone. It does require root, so if you don't know how to root your phone, it's not for you. Also, it will not block an ad if it is from the same domain as the main content on a page. Overall, though, it's a useful app."
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      Marie Davis
      Written on April 4, 2018
      "AdAway works well to block ads on my phone. It does require root, so if you don't know how to root your phone, it's not for you. Also, it will not block an ad if it is from the same domain as the main content on a page. Overall, though, it's a useful app."
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      Ignacio Tovar
      Written on June 7, 2018
      "link leads to a dead page"
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      Hansika Saxena
      Written on November 19, 2017
      "I kind of like this program because it doesn't work all of the time. I think that it blocks a majority of the ads, but then there are some that also get through. It will freeze on occasion which can be quite annoying and usually when I am in the middle of a big project."
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      Hansika Saxena
      Written on November 19, 2017
      "I kind of like this program because it doesn't work all of the time. I think that it blocks a majority of the ads, but then there are some that also get through. It will freeze on occasion which can be quite annoying and usually when I am in the middle of a big project."
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      Kevin Johnston
      Written on November 13, 2017
      "I love how right on the website it shows that the main pop ups that they block are from porn websites. That's awesome because that is THE ONLY reason I need a pop up blocker."
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      Charvi Nair
      Written on October 20, 2017
      "This blocker is definitely OK. However, I don't use it anymore. I gave it a try, but decided I preferred something different."
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      Paul Lee
      Written on November 20, 2017
      "I am online all the time. It seems the ads are getting worse and worse. I was looking for something to cut this down. I installed Popup Blocker (strict). it seems to have made the Ads go away for the most part. No I can browse and not worry about these awful auto play videos that I hate so much. It is tha best one I have used so far. I am very happy."
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      Paul Lee
      Written on November 20, 2017
      "I am online all the time. It seems the ads are getting worse and worse. I was looking for something to cut this down. I installed Popup Blocker (strict). it seems to have made the Ads go away for the most part. No I can browse and not worry about these awful auto play videos that I hate so much. It is tha best one I have used so far. I am very happy."
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      Aaryan Singhal
      Written on October 27, 2017
      "Popup Blocker not only keeps you from normal ADs it also will keep you safe from those pesky sketchy personalized ads that seem to creep up on the usual these days."
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      Kenneth Simmons
      Written on November 10, 2017
      "good way to get rip of pop up ads."

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    Summary

    Best ways to Opt-Out from Seeing Personalized Ads
    Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
    1 Opera browser Software 168 Free
    2 Android Settings Apps 133 Paid
    3 AdBlock Plus Apps 124 Free
    4 Google Account Support Websites 117 Free
    5 Adblock Browser for Android Apps 96 Free
    6 HTTPS Everywhere Software 80 Free
    7 uBlock Origin Software 73 Free
    8 Ghostery Software 63 Free
    9 Free Adblocker Browser Apps 53 Free
    10 AdAway Apps 27 Free
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