SponsorBlock for YouTube - Skip Sponsorships

SponsorBlock for YouTube - Skip Sponsorships

Skip sponsorships, subscription begging and more on YouTube videos. Report sponsors on videos you watch to save others' time.

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What is SponsorBlock for YouTube - Skip Sponsorships?

SponsorBlock for YouTube - Skip Sponsorships is a popular Edge add-on by Ajay Ramachandran. This add-on has 119,363 weekly active users and an average user rating of 3.70. The latest version, 5.4.7, was updated 9 days ago.

Stats date:
Rating: 3.70 (156)
Version: 5.4.7 (Last updated: 2023-05-28)
Creation date: 2022-02-09
Manifest version: 2
  • storage
  • https://sponsor.ajay.app/*
Size: 1.06M
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood

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SponsorBlock is an extension that will skip over sponsored segments of 
YouTube videos. SponsorBlock is a crowdsourced browser extension that let's anyone submit the start and end time's of sponsored segments of YouTube videos. Once one person submits this information, everyone else with this extension will skip right over the sponsored segment.

This is open source and the entire database is public.

With this extension, you will automatically skip YouTube sponsors.

The extension also features and upvote/downvote system with a weighted random based distribution algorithm.

More information about how it works: 

Source code: 

User reviews
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  • Automatically skips sponsor segments on YouTube videos
  • Improves the viewing experience by removing distracting ads
  • Easy to use and works as advertised
  • Free and open source software
  • Some users have reported occasional issues with segment skipping
  • Doesn't block ads
Most mentioned
  • Improves YouTube viewing experience
  • Easy to use
  • Free and open source
  • Automatically skips sponsor segments
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Risk impact

SponsorBlock for YouTube - Skip Sponsorships requires some risky permissions and may not be safe to use. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk impact measures the level of extra permissions an extension has access to. A low risk impact extension cannot do much harms, whereas a high risk impact extension can do a lot of damage like stealing your password, bypass your security settings, and access your personal data. High risk impact extensions are not necessarily malicious. However, if they do turn malicious, they can be very harmful.

Risk likelihood

SponsorBlock for YouTube - Skip Sponsorships is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

Risk likelihood measures the probability that an Edge add-on may turn malicious. This is determined by the publisher and the Edge add-on reputation on Edge Add-on Store, the amount of time the Edge add-on has been around, and other signals about the Edge add-on. Our algorithms are not perfect, and are subject to change as we discover new ways to detect malicious extensions. We recommend that you always exercise caution when installing an Edge add-on, especially ones with higher risk impact and/or higher risk likelihood.

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