YouTube limits ad blocker usage in new test


YouTube is running a new experiment to limit usage on ad blockers by asking users to turn it off or buy a premium subscription after three videos.

Users on Reddit posted screenshots of the streaming service showing a warning sign to people using an ad-blocking extension on desktop as spotted first by Bleeping Computer. The warning says “Video player will be blocked after 3 videos.” The message below states that “It looks like you maybe using an ad blocker. Video playback will be blocked unless YouTube is allowlisted or the ad blocker is disabled.”

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