Hide YouTube distraction - shorts block
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Hide YouTube shorts, trending, related videos, homepage recommendations, related videos and other distractions.

Do you find yourself getting hooked by Youtube's recommended and related videos, but you don't want to deprive yourself completely of Youtube? This extension still lets you search and play videos, but hides the parts of Youtube that are unneeded and addictive: the front page recommendation feed, the related videos in the sidebar! Chrome extension to remove YouTube distractions, including the recommended sidebar, endscreen video suggestions, user comments, homepage related videos feed, trending tab, turn off autoplay or annotations, and more. Toggle the options through the popup to customize your own YouTube experience. Say goodbye to YouTube comments with the Hide YouTube Comments, Live Chat, & Related extension. Reduce distraction by hiding related videos. If you need comments, live chat, or related videos to be re-enabled, simply toggle the feature off! We created YouTube Productivity Mode, with an objective to reduce the triggers. Switch YPM in “Productivity Mode” to blur all the thumbnails on YouTube so that the catchy and clickbaity thumbnails don’t grab your attention. So now if you get redirected to YouTube while working/studying, the recommended thumbnails won’t catch your eyes and you will hopefully switch back to your task again without losing your focus. This extension could also be descibed as blocking YouTube thumbnails on videos, disabling thumbnails on videos, blurring YouTube thumbnails on videos. blurring YouTube thumbnails on videos. YouTube is a trademark of Google LLC. Use of this trademark is subject to Google Permissions. Hide distraction empowers you to take control of your YouTube journey. It allows you to personalize your viewing environment according to your preferences and helps you reclaim your YouTube experience.

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Алина ЧугуеваFeb 23, 2024


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Wayne MorrisFeb 5, 2024

The most useful extension for limiting youtube's nonsense.

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    February 27, 2024
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