Anyone who uses YouTube is aware that most videos could once be viewed after watching a few seconds of a commercial or no commercial at all. No more. It seems now that one has to watch an entire boring commercial before you can view your chosen video, and often not even then. I find more and more that the chosen video doesn't appear after the 30-second commercial is done, yet another commercial does. Of course the American public, sheep that they are, will not complain about this new intrusion or infusion of excessive commercials. From now on, I will continue to watch only those YouTube videos that have no commercial or one which can be dropped after a few seconds. If you don't do the same, in no time at all the price to watch a YouTube video will be sitting through two or three commercials.
I am a retired copywriter. For 40 years I wrote for major agencies and developed some campaigns you would know. Like most writers, I love to give my opinion, and since I am so familiar with advertising this is the area I chose to comment on.
Actually I'm not that cranky. I am as fond
of as many things as I detest. But since most people only hear what one doesn't like, I might as well go with cranky.For my other blog idleideasfactory I am putting out there things I have written and ideas for books, screenplays, stage plays, and even products that I will not have time in life to follow through on. If
anyone can profit from them, be my guest.