Mythbusting: How do ad blockers impact web analytics?

The use of ad blockers is constantly growing: 615 million people worldwide use an ad blocker, representing a 30% increase in 2017. This massive usage has its consequences on all professionals in the digital sphere: between 8% and 25% of traffic data can be lost depending on the web analytics tool used and the type of site being measured, as ad blockers prevent the display of ads but can also disable web analytics tracking.

Digital analytics industry evolution

The journey to digital analytics 4.0

In the past few decades, web analytics has evolved from a discipline reserved for web pioneers to a now widespread practice and vital source of customer data for companies of all sizes. A continuously developing field, it has expanded and accelerated right alongside the digital world it serves to measure. And Neil Mason has seen it all from the start…