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YouTube is getting serious about blocking ad blockers

Ads are fine imho, but I tried watching a 45 minute show on YouTube and had blocks of 2 non-skippable every three minutes mid-dialogue and it’s disruptive. Having to go back 10 seconds to catch what was said.

Put adds at the beginning and end or give content creators power to program in ad breaks.

You may get prompts about YouTube’s stance on ad blockers but still be able to watch a video, though, for one Verge staffer, YouTube now fully blocks them nearly every time

The Verge →

Published 31 October 2023, with 88 words.