Happy to announce the release of AdBlock 2.6, available at getadblock.com
The biggest new feature: The AdBlock button now has a "badge" showing you in real-time how many ads are blocked on the page. You can click the badge to see how many ads AdBlock has ever blocked for you* (hint: it's a lot) or to hide the badge (if you hate numbers.)
Thanks a bunch to team member Pao Anchoriz for implementing this long-awaited feature! Leave a comment with the number of ads you've blocked, and if you don't mind, head to getadblock.com/pay
to support AdBlock's continuing development.
* OK, AdBlock's only been counting up its blocked ads since December, and the count only includes ads that it blocks from downloading, not those that it erases from the page. To get a more correct count: take the number AdBlock gives you, add a bunch to it to account for erasures, add a bunch more
to it if you installed before last Christmas, take a deep breath, and stop worrying so much about the exact figure.