TECH & TIPS
Know about this interesting YouTube trick?
YouTube is the world’s most popular video sharing site, also used in applications on mobile devices. While watching videos on this Google-owned platform, ads often starts running, which must be watched for a few seconds or if you want to get rid of them, you need YouTube Premium or an add blocker. But there is an interesting trick hidden in YouTube that stops ads in YouTube videos.A user of the social media site Reddit discovered and shared the trick. If you want to block ads using this truck, you need to use an extra dot in the URL of the video. That is, instead of navigating to youtube.com./video, it is possible to watch your favorite videos through youtube.com without ads.
The trick also works in a web browser on a mobile phone and the redirection is from the server side. The Reddit user also explained how this method works.
He said that it is possible that websites like YouTube do not normalize the host name and because of this the content of the page is visible but other things like advertisements disappear.