What are the best apps that block video and social media advertising?

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    #1Brave Browser

    Brave Browser
    Brave Web Browser is a free web browser focused on ad blocking, security protection, data optimization and an enhanced battery experience for the user. It is available for Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS and Android devices.
    Software

    Android, iOS, Mac, Windows, Linux

    Free

    Wang Luo
    Written on December 28, 2018
    "Loving this browser! streaming is fast and it's available to different platforms also the ads are gone 😍"
  2. 11

    #2AdBlock Plus

    AdBlock Plus

    AdBlock Plus (commonly called ABP) is a popular AD blocker that is available as an app or a browser extension for multiple devices and platforms. It uses its own database for blocking and filtering out sites.

    Software

    Firefox, iOS, Chrome, Opera, Android

    Free

    Austin Morales
    Written on December 28, 2018
    "This is the perfect app to get rid of annoying advertisements that keep appearing everytime you click on anything. I also use this as an ad blocking extension"
  3. 6

    #3Adblock Browser

    Adblock Browser

    Adblock Browser is an adblocker tool for Android and iOS devices such as mobile phones or tablets. With this tool you can block annoying popups, autostarting videos, spam pages, and anything that affects free ad browsing.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- Free

    Marie Bishop
    Written on December 28, 2018
    "Great browser to use if you're fed up with ads and pop-ups. Doesn't crash too... good job to the creators!"
  1. 4

    #41Blocker

    1Blocker

    1Blocker is a useful adblocker for iOS devices. With this app, you can forget adds, but, also, you can save battery, data and time. The app lets you block content from Safari.

    Apps

    iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Parakram Sengupta
    Written on December 28, 2018
    "Does what it promised. Browsing is a little faster and it helps lessen the ads"
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    #5AdBlock

    AdBlock

    AdBlock is an adblocker app for iOS devices. It works on Wi-Fi and mobile networks. You can personalize the list of blocked sites and much more. When you have this app, you will notice the speed improvements on your browser. 

    Apps

    iOS

    $1.99

    Evelyn Chen
    Written on December 28, 2018
    "Can I just say, this app is AWESOME! It keeps me from ads while playing games, using my social media apps or browsing! Thanks Softonic!"
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    #6Aloha Browser

    Aloha Browser

    Aloha Browser is a free browsing application created by Aloha Mobile. It is designed with free VPN, adblock, download manager, video recorder and player, and private tabs. It is available in both iOS and Android devices.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

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    #7Free Adblocker Browser

    Free Adblocker Browser
    Free Adblocker Browser is an Android Browser with Adblock that allows you to have an ad free web experience by blocking ads, banners, ad-videos and popups. In addition to this, it can prevent advertisers from tracking your behavior.
    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Zhao Tang
    Written on December 28, 2018
    "I remember how irritating it was to do your research and then ads appear in every single click 😂 Thanks to Free Adblocker Browser I am finally free from that ❤️️"
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    #8Ghostery

    Ghostery

    Ghostery is a private and security-related browser extension and mobile browser application developed by David Cancel. It aims to help users spot and block advertisements from a webpage.

    Apps

    Web, Chrome Browser Extension, Firefox Browser Extension, Opera Browser Extension, Android, iOS

    Free

    Joseph Collins
    Written on December 28, 2018
    "good browser app to avoid advertisements that nobody cares about "

Summary

Best What are the best apps that block video and social media advertising
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Brave BrowserSoftware 19 Free
2AdBlock PlusSoftware 11 Free
3Adblock BrowserApps 6 Free
41BlockerApps 4 Free
5AdBlockApps 2 Paid
6Aloha BrowserApps 1 Free
7Free Adblocker BrowserApps 1 Free
8GhosteryApps 1 Free
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