Google announces TrueView mobile ads in YouTube, iOS coming soon
0. phoneArena 22 Aug 2012, 14:29 posted on
We've commented a couple of times about YouTube and how it is being banished from the stock iOS experience. We've talked about it from Apple's perspective, and the user's perspective, but now Google's perspective is becoming clear...
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1. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4537; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)
Yes I guess this was inevitable right?
5. microsoftexclusive.com (Posts: 17; Member since: 12 Aug 2012)
Well, apple took the step and Google took the step. we think that's what Google will make money of.
11. wendygarett (unregistered)
I hope YouTube don't put this on my ios :(
6. nnaatthhaannx2 (Posts: 820; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)
Make sure you turn off your adblocker occasionally on the sites you like, like PA. Click all over the ads to help them get $
4. Muhannad (Posts: 455; Member since: 20 Sep 2011)
I just hope apps for rooted Androids like AdAway are still able to block the ads in YouTube.
7. aokde (Posts: 186; Member since: 09 Jul 2012)
he guys at XDA will find a solution :D they always do.
8. Ohrules (Posts: 326; Member since: 11 Jun 2012)
i presume that youtube mobile sites for devices like Star II won't be affected, right?
9. bomariam1 (Posts: 30; Member since: 08 May 2012)
Yep that what I was saying from the start.
10. taz89 (Posts: 2014; Member since: 03 May 2011)
dont actually mind ads this way..have already experienced this trueview ads on my nexus 7 and does not appear on all videos and usually the ads that are shown i usually watch it as it is tech related which is the content i read and watch and finally it also lets you skip the ad which is great..you cant expect things to be free without advertising.
12. downphoenix (Posts: 2599; Member since: 19 Jun 2010)
Given the video in question, I'd rather watch the ad.
13. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)
i am super duper annoyed by those stupid ads....
14. jove39 (Posts: 1405; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)
It sucks...don't like to waste precious MBs of my data plan on viewing ads...lol
16. Hamdan (Posts: 15; Member since: 14 Apr 2012)
Forget this, i want youtube pop up play. it will allow us to watch videos while texting, tweeting etc
18. Hamdan (Posts: 15; Member since: 14 Apr 2012)
I m using galaxy note... None of the OS has youtube pop up play option