• @ruination
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    3011 months ago

    I would agree with you on this if it weren’t for the fact that scam ads are so widespread on Youtube and Google that it’s almost like they don’t care about their users, only money. If they don’t care about their users, why should I care about their bottom line. Also, ads I don’t have too much of a problem with, but data collection and surveillance I do, and it’s hard to block one without blocking the other.

    • @SgtThunderC_nt@lemmy.zip
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      311 months ago

      People will choose the most convenient option. It just so happened that, for a brief period, it was more convenient to go through the hassle of installing an adblockers than to sit through the ads for regular users.

      The unfortunate reality is that, for some people, moving over to TikTok will be more convenient than watching YouTube ads. Our attention span shrinks a little more, and Google takes one step closer to MySpace.