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Trackers: outbrain.com Closes #256.



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# **Outbrain** (outbrain.com)
> “Outbrain pays publishers to put its links on their sites.” – [Source](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outbrain#Business_model)
![Outbrain](/trackers/outbrain.com/outbrain.png)
## Ethical design violations
* Tracker
* Clickbait
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## Block rule
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**Block domain** outbrain.com
```mson
- trigger:
- url-filter: outbrain.com
- load-type: third-party
- action:
- type: block
```
## Prevalence
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**High:** found on 1.4% of surveyed sites (59 instances observed).
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## Notes
* “Outbrain has acquired three companies—related content recommendation platform, Surphace (February 2011), content curation platform, Scribit (December 2012), and predictive analytics company, Visual Revenue (March 2013).” [Source](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outbrain#Acquisitions)
* “Outbrain has often been compared with competitor Taboola.” [Source](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outbrain#Reception)
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