YouTube already passes up to ten ads per video to some users. The ghost of television, closer

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Advertising is an integral part of YouTube, and although it is a necessary evil if one wants to enjoy the free service, things are starting to get worrying. At least, if we look at what some users are detecting.

Who has seen and who sees you. What times those in which one watched YouTube nonstop and, above all, without ads. how has it changed the story– Ads before and during playback are now the norm if the creator enables them. This is a business, gentlemen, and if you don’t want ads you can always opt to subscribe to YouTube Premium / Lite.

This is very reminiscent of old TV.. Those ads can be a few seconds or even several minutes long, but in many cases it’s possible to skip the rest of the ad after the first few seconds. That’s a relief, but the truth is that YouTube looks more and more like the television channels of a lifetime. Even Elon complained.

Increasingly frequent ads. Several threads on Reddit reveal that those mandatory ad breaks on the service are increasing of frequency. It happens especially in longer videos in which the advertising appears every few minutes.

Up to 10 ads in a row. But things are getting even worse with the number of ads that you need to see before you can continue watching the video you were interested in. on reddit there are videos like the one accompanying this topic that show that in some cases it is necessary to “swallow” up to 10 ads in a row.

Will it go further? It is true that these cases are usually infrequent and the ads are usually short, but it is also true that more and more users see about five ads per break. It seems like worst case the maximum pause will be 60 seconds even with non-skippable ads, but that’s today. We’ll see in a year or two.

bumper ads. Although nothing has been said about it on YouTube, those responsible for the official TeamYouTube Twitter account they answered to a user’s complaint and explained that this is what they call ‘bumper ads‘, commercials of only 6 seconds that you cannot skip. Good to know her name, but that doesn’t fix things too much: the publi seems to be inexorably increasing on YouTube.

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Advertising is an integral part of YouTube, and although it is a necessary evil if one wants to enjoy the…

Advertising is an integral part of YouTube, and although it is a necessary evil if one wants to enjoy the…

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