A significant change occurred as well. The News application became a mandatory blob on the home screen, and ad-blocking features in iOS 9 also rolled out.
According to Statista, the day after iOS 9’s release, over ten percent of iOS users had already downloaded it. This means thousands of people discovered that they couldn’t remove the News Headlines application from the home screen. Meanwhile, these same people were likely celebrating that Apple would finally allow ad-blocking. Currently, several ad-blockers are competing to become the preferred application for the iOS set. So, what’s the connection between these two seemingly unrelated iOS 9 changes?
As a result, people are fighting back with applications and ad-blockers like Ghostery, which claims to prevent all types of spyware from gumming up your privacy and your devices. And here’s where we get to the part about information sites, [….]