YouTube Free is Silently Testing 5 Ads, instead of 2, Before Your Video Starts https://www.gizmochina.com/2022/09/13/youtube-free-silently-testing-5-ads-before-your-video-starts/
This probably doesn't matter to you since you use an ad-blocker or alternative ways to watch YT videos without ads but this is still a bad joke.
Screw YT and his whole Evil Corp gang.
They only do it with 6 second ads, but still a very shitty move from YouTube 😐
For those who need it, here are some alternate ways to access YouTube content - https://github.com/mendel5/alternative-front-ends#youtube
@drplague Nope, mpv on Linux. On Android I use Newpipe. On Linux, mainly newsboat as a feed client from YT and mpv as a viewer. Sometimes I use also FreeTube as GUI client.
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