Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

News

PewDiePie Defends YouTube Red

GC-PlainSquare-BlackRed-Oversize

Something that has been receiving a lot of attention over the past week is the introduction of YouTube Red. Most of this has come with negative criticism due to it being a subscription service with many seeing it as a complete waste due to AdBlocker. Now it seems like the biggest YouTuber in the world has come to defend it.

PewDiePie recently shared his thoughts on YouTube Red on his official Tumblr page. Stating…

Personally, I’m ok with if you use adblock on my videos. Ads are annoying, I get it, I’m not here to complain about that.

But for smaller channels, this number can be devastating.

I think what many people still don’t realize is that:

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

# YouTube Red exist largely as an effort to counter Adblock.

# Using Adblock doesn’t mean you’re clever and above the system.

# YouTube Red exist because using Adblock has actual consequences.

PewDiePie also did 2 surveys shortly after asking if they would spend money on YouTube Red. Only 6% of those who answered the poll said they would pay for YouTube Red. The other question asked if you use some form of AdBlocker and 40% of them said yes.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
Comments

You May Also Like

News

Keen Software House have released update 1.181 for their popular space game Space Engineers. This new update fixes major multithreading issues and performance optimizations....

3DS

The latest issue of Famitsu has revealed that Big John Games is developing a new game in their Cube Creator series titled Cube Creator...

News

In what is one of the holy grails for NES collectors, a Nintendo M8 demo unit has been put up for sale on eBay....

News

The latest issue of V-Jump has confirmed the first two DLC characters for Dragon Ball FighterZ will be Broly and Bardock. Broly will feature...

Advertisement