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YouTube’s ad blocker crackdown expands to third-party apps

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YouTube’s crackdown against ad blockers continues this month as the company takes on third-party apps that block ads.
Late last year, YouTube finally began cracking down on ad blockers. The company encouraged users who blocked ads to upgrade to YouTube Premium and disabled all videos if they refused. This year, the video service is expanding the enforcement of its ad-blocker policy by setting its sights on third-party apps that allow viewers to skirt advertisements.
On Monday, YouTube posted an update on its support site about third-party apps. Viewers who use third-party apps may experience buffering or see the following error message when they try to watch videos: “The following content is not available on this app.

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