YouTube is about to stop letting us skip ads

YouTube is a remarkable thing, a resource that lets us access billions of videos on cats and a few other things. It costs us nothing, too.

Well, not nothing. We are required to watch pre-roll ads, so we do pay with our time an attention. The good news has been that we had the option of skipping many of these commercials after watching for a few seconds.

That, however, is apparently coming to an end. Check out this video on the platform’s Creator Insider channel

 

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

Let us know what you think!

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.