14.06.2024

YouTube will show 5 commercials before the video. You can't miss them

So far, the standard is two ads, but some users are already out of luck. -pered-video-propustit-ih-nelzja-9727fc2.jpg” alt=”YouTube will show 5 commercials before the video. You can't skip them” />

Daria Gromova

Lifehacker Author

YouTube will play 5 commercials before the video. You can't miss them

There are more and more complaints on the Web from users who involuntarily became participants in beta testing from Google. They noticed that the number of pre-view ads on YouTube increased from two to five.

YouTube will play 5 commercials before the video. You can't skip them

The YouTube team unsubscribed in the comments that the so-called bumper ads should work in this format – videos up to 6 seconds long that cannot be missed. But, apparently, something went wrong during the setup: there are complaints that there are also long commercials.

It seems that so far the new ad format is being tested on separate groups of free YouTube users who have a Premium subscription he won't touch. Google also encouraged sharing ad feedback via an embedded form.

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