Less Addictive YouTube
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Remove elements from YouTube (thumbnails, Shorts, or comments) to make it less addictive.

Remove some elements from YouTube to make it less addictive. Mix and match between the following options: - Hide or show thumbnails and video preview - Hide or show recommended videos sidebar - Hide or show comments - Hide or show Shorts --------------- (1-10-2024) v1.45: - New feature: Added option to show/hide videos on the front page. Changelog (12-17-2023): - Fixed bug where extension doesn't work in new tabs. - Changed logo. Changelog (12-07-2023): New Features: - Extension now displays your changes immediately. No need to F5/Refresh to see your new settings. - Extension now works before any of the DOM objects are rendered. No more tiny flash of hidden content being shown when you reload the page. - Slightly cleaner options menu with labels above each category (Thumbnails, In video, Misc). - Option: make video length visible even with no thumbnail. - Option: show how much you've watched from the video (the red bar below the thumbnails) Bug fixes: - Bug fix: "Show Explore content" is now separate from Shorts. - Bug fix: unchecking "Show Explore content" used to remove the "Latest, Popular, Oldest" sorting on channel pages.

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Matias IhloMay 25, 2024


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Nicolás CasauxMay 6, 2024

WHAT. How does this not have more users? I needed this

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Alex CalderwoodApr 5, 2024

This is probably my all time favorite Chrome extension. Absolutely brilliant job from the developers. It improves my mental health and is just so simple to use. Visionary. We need more interventions like this, across the internet.


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