Newsblock

Newsblock

Your recommender of credible news sources

What is Newsblock?
Newsblock is a Chrome extension designed to combat bad and clickbaity news by redirecting users to the best articles on the topics they click on. By using Newsblock, you can support credible news sources while browsing the web.
Stats
Users: 27 ▼ -2
Version: 1.09 (Last updated: 2018-08-30)
Creation date: 2018-08-29
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • https://www.google-analytics.com/
  • activeTab
  • tabs
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • <all_urls>
  • storage
Size: 163.84K
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Summary

Newsblock was made to fight bad/clickbaity news by redirecting you to the best article covering the stories you click on

With the Newsblock plugin you can support quality news by simply browsing the web

Safety
Risk impact

Newsblock is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Newsblock if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Newsblock has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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