New record: Ad-blocking tool “AdBlock Plus” for Firefox is the first app with 100 million downloads

The free Firefox extension AdBlock Plus hits the 100 million download milestone

Online PR News – 28-November-2010 – – The popular ad-blocker „AdBlock Plus“, an add-on for the Firefox web-browser, is the first app in the world to hit the milestone of 100 million downloads. Every day, more than 12 million people use AdBlock Plus to browse the internet advertisement-free.

The ad-blocking tool was designed to help the constantly growing number of users that are not willing to be exposed to online ads that have become bigger, flashier and more and more intrusive, wasting bandwidth and distracting from the real content of websites. AdBlock Plus can be downloaded for free and without registration at or directly from the Firefox website, setup takes less than a minute.

The official AdBlock Plus download-statistics can be found at