YouTube points to ad-blockers for Firefox video slowdown

YouTube acknowledges the delay reported by users to The Verge, clarifying that it’s not browser-related but part of their broader strategy against ad blockers. Users on platforms like Reddit and Hacker News raised concerns about a deliberate five-second delay in video page loading on Mozilla’s Firefox and other browsers. Continue reading “YouTube points to ad-blockers for Firefox video slowdown”

YouTube expands crackdown on ad-blockers globally

YouTube is intensifying its battle against ad blockers. The platform has initiated a global campaign to persuade users to either allow ads or explore YouTube Premium, according to a statement from YouTube communications manager Christopher Lawton provided to The Verge. Continue reading “YouTube expands crackdown on ad-blockers globally”