Toggle switch for Filter for Social Media Widgets on the AdGuard Assistant

Discussion in 'Feature Requests (AdGuard for Windows)' started by Himanshu, Jul 10, 2014.

  1. Himanshu

    Himanshu Beta Tester

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    It'd be nice if you could add a toggle switch for Filter for Social Media Widgets at the Adguard Assistant. Maybe something like Disable Social Media Blocking Widget for 1 minute.
    Sometimes we come across some nice article which is worth sharing. So it'd be nice if we could just disable the social media widgets blocking right from the assistant, Like & Share the article and get back to other works.
     
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    They have the unblock site for 30 seconds which covers the share links.

    Alternatively you could whitelist the share links if its a site you use alot so "adguard.com#@#div.share-links" should only re-enable share links on the adguard domain.
     
  3. Dolfi

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    +1 from me for the request because
    That feature loads Ads as well as causes loss of privacy. It's a good feature but only for ppl not privacy aware.
    This is not handy for the situation described (surfing, stumbling over an article worth sharing), except one only used a very few sites (and wants to permanently share ones surfing habits on these sites with social media sites)
     
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    I like sharing in general (though doing it seldom).
    I strongly dislike the data leakage 'social buttons' do and the additional loading time of the pages (some blogs have 3-6 buttons below any blog entry which made your browser load additional (up to) 60+ items). Besides the traffic (mobile traffic is still costly) it takes much longer the longer the latency is.

    So the ultimate was to allow a single button on a single page, pretty acceptable was allow all buttons on a single page once (like these 30sec, just w/o the ads etc).
     
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    These extensions above could be this single button.