urn:uuid:16ad2b8e-9d13-5c0e-ae06-a057ac2ba23d Topic: YouTube – Ctrl blog Daniel Aleksandersen https://www.daniel.priv.no/ Copyright © 2019 Daniel Aleksandersen. https://www.ctrl.blog/assets/logo/logo-square.svg 2019-12-14T17:34:00Z weekly 10 urn:uuid:a8f2370f-0094-4feb-97f1-92e96b69941c 2019-12-12T02:26:00Z 2019-12-14T17:34:00Z Break up the YouTube Premium bundle and give me ad-free only YouTube should focus on its primary asset: its creators. Give them the money and viewers an ad-free experience. Unbundle YouTube Premium. <p>Google has cranked up the annoyance factor on YouTube lately. The app now has frequent and annoying pop-overs and ads promoting YouTube Premium. It’s not that I don’t want to pay, but I don’t want to pay for the Premium service bundle.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/youtube-premium-unbundle.html">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:d6ed3b51-1090-402d-a5f1-c6a04cc7015d 2018-09-09T18:18:00Z 2018-09-09T18:18:00Z Flattr launches podcast and YouTube micro-subscriptions Flattr users can now use their subscriptions to contribute to podcasts and YouTube creators. Creators get access to a new recurring revenue stream. <p>Flattr have introduced new tools for recurring micro-subscriptions to support podcast and YouTube creators.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/flattr-micro-subscriptions.html">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:e8388f68-d8c3-442c-a424-0c477b9d4ef9 2018-08-30T13:41:00Z 2018-08-30T13:41:00Z Extension enhances privacy of all embedded YouTube videos Ensure better privacy for YouTube videos embedded around the web with this new Firefox browser extension. <p>Get better privacy for embedded YouTube videos with the Privacy Enhanced Mode for Embedded YouTube Videos extension for Firefox.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/youtube-nocookie.html">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:82345825-f6a9-47b5-bd65-96af02b1405f 2018-06-22T12:47:00Z 2018-06-22T12:47:00Z Don’t trust YouTube’s break-reminders The YouTube app is supposed to remind you to take periodic breaks, but fails to prompt users across devices. Feature is of limited use. <p>The YouTube app on Android and iOS has an option that will pause video playback and remind you to take periodical breaks from staring at videos from hours on end. These reminders aren’t very reliable, however, and you shouldn’t rely on them for your health.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/youtube-break-reminders.html">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:3e9e1381-0a22-4707-9307-f69ae271c5fe 2018-01-09T13:07:00Z 2018-01-09T13:07:00Z Does casting videos to the big screen come at the creators’ expense? YouTube can show fewer ads when using Chromecast compared to desktop and mobile. Are YouTube creators losing out when you watch on the big screen? <p>Creators on YouTube had a rough year in 2017 with prominent large advertisers leaving the platform over a continuous stream of scandals regarding where their ads show up. In the wake of this, some of my own favorite channels now produce fewer videos than before and others have just disappeared off YouTube.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/chromecast-costing-creators.html">Read more …</a></p>