Like (almost) everyone else, you have a Facebook account, but you can't stand ads that pollute your navigation? What if you could remove ads from Facebook for a more readable experience and never confuse an ad with a publication of your contacts again? Let's take a look at why Facebook Ads are harming your browsing and how to block them.
## Recognize Facebook Ads
As the first social network to become a giant, Facebook has learned how to hide its ads, sometimes in the form of publications similar to those of your contacts. Among the simplest to notice are the **advertising videos**, promotional posters or downloadable games that are constantly appearing in your news feed.
But there are also **sponsored articles**, images that hide a merchant link and many other techniques to make people click. On average, there is an ad every 2 or 3 publications, which is a waste of time!
## How to block Facebook ads
[Removing Facebook ads](/en//bloquer-les-pubs-facebook) saves time and makes it easier to read the publications that interest you: those of your friends, those of the groups you're a member of, or the pages you're a fan of! Shelblock is the best solution for **blocking ads on Facebook** thanks to a meticulous search for the slightest advertising content.
To block Facebook ads with Shelblock :
- Download [Shelblock](/en)
- Install the software by double-clicking on the shelblock_installer file.
- Once installed, you will see the Shelblock icon in the lower right corner of your desktop
- Facebook ads will be automatically blocked and if necessary, you can then [disable blocking in the settings](/en/help/how-to-set-shelblock/34).