• @Zerush@lemmy.ml
    -32 years ago

    Sponsor blocks carry a signal encoded in the video, through the googlevideoAPI, to allow YouTube Premium users to skip them. This is intercepted by Piped and by extensions like SponsorBlock, while other front ends, like instances of Invidious, which are based on the googlevideoAPI, block ads, but cannot do so with sponsorblocks.