|Description:||Easily detect trackers, web bugs, pixels, and beacons placed on web pages by Facebook, Google Analytics and other ad networks and data providers,|
|Version:||Ghostery for Chrome 8.5.9|
|File size:||6.8 MB|
|Operating System:||Microsoft Windows |
|Requirements:||Windows 10 32/64 bit|
Windows 8 32/64 bit
Windows 7 32/64 bit
|Updated on:||September 10, 2021|
Ghostery for Chrome
is a handy browser add-on designed to provide you with details about the trackers embedded in the websites that you are visiting. You can use it to find out which companies are recording your habits and block certain trackers.
Every time you open a website in your browser, it is very likely that at least one company receives information about your browsing habits. The information is later used to provide you with targeted advertisements based on the pages that you frequently visit.
If you want to put a stop to that you need to block the tracking tools embedded in the websites by using a dedicated program. The Ghostery extension is one of the tools available when you are navigating the Internet using
After the installation a notification is displayed in the top right corner in order to let you know which trackers are active on the current page. By clicking the address bar button you have the option to block some of them or whitelist them on the entire domain.
You can also white list the entire site if you do not mind being tracked when visiting these pages. When you want to remove a domain from the whitelist you can do it from the popup window or the Options tab.
Other customization preferences allow you to change the notification position and activate the GhostRank in order to contribute to the list of detected trackers. Most of these options can be configured in the wizard displayed when you install the add-on.
Overall, Ghostery is a useful tool that enables you to detect and disable over one thousand trackers with just a few clicks. It allows you to specify the blocked trackers globally and for each domain which makes it suitable for all user categories.