Ad blockers, which Apple first allowed on the iPhone in September,
promise to conserve data and make websites load faster. But how
much of your mobile data comes from advertising? We measured the
mix of advertising and editorial on the mobile home pages of the
top 50 news websites — including ours — and found that more than
half of all data came from ads and other content filtered by ad
blockers. Not all of the news websites were equal.
What is wrong with the people running Boston.com? What they’re doing is shameful.