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Brave Browser for ad-free YouTube and speed

Retro

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Brave Browser for ad-free YouTube and speed - Give it a try

Lots of people watch YouTube videos and I, in particular, post lots of YouTube videos on this site.

And the ads are annoying, very annoying. They irritate the hell out of me, in fact, just so disruptive and recently they've started becoming longer (some are 15 seconds v 5 seconds) and more intrusive.

I recently tried Brave for watching YT videos and it does what it claims to do: let you watch YT videos completely ad-free for free without having to buy YT's expensive subscription. How it...

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I tried Brave and wasn't a huge fan. Plus most of my YouTube watching is done on my phone so that all falls apart anyway.
 

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You can get Brave for the smartphone too where it also plays without ads.

Personally, I use Brave only for watching videos.
 

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I'm interested in the speed aspect of Brave. As for ads, I use Ublock Origin, an open source adblocker for Chrome, Edge, Firefox, etc. and have never had a problem. I haven't tested it on Firefox, though.
 

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I might just try Ublock as Ad Block Plus certainly isn't 100% effective.
 
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