Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

YouTube Now Streams Ad-Supported Movies Including ‘Legally Blonde’, ‘Rocky’

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Julia Gonzales | 19 November, 2018, 10:58

There's no word on how YouTube Premium subscribers are affected by this, but some users report (and it seems likely) that the ad-free subscription extends to these free movies as well.

Forward-looking: In response to demand from users and advertisers alike, YouTube has now added a library of over a hundred free movies and plans to increase that number as much as possible, as soon as possible.

YouTube has created a formal collection of Hollywood movies-including some heavy-hitters like The Terminator and the Rocky series-for free viewing.

Google is making roughly 100 movies available for free on YouTube.

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Sponsorship will also depend on how far movie studios are willing and able to adapt to the growing market of digital streaming for films.

The company declined to say how regularly you'll see ads while you're watching, but the Verge noted that pop-ups from YouTube's commercial advertisers "appear at regular intervals".

Over in the Movies & Shows section, YouTube has been allowing customers to buy TV shows and films for some time.

YouTube Director of Product Management Rohit Dhawan says that they're still experimenting. Last month, movies like Legally Blonde and pics from the Rocky franchise (Rocky I-V to be specific) popped up on the streaming service.

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