YouTube is reportedly slowing down videos for Firefox users::Users are reporting that YouTube has begun adding a five second delay when loading a video on non-Chrome browsers like Firefox. Read on!

  • @stormesp@lemm.ee
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    627 months ago

    fun fact, i had been noticing this for over a week or two already, today, after the first posts about this were gaining traction it stopped. They are probably trying to erase their tracks and make it seem like something that only happened to a few people for an unrelated reason.

    • Андрей Быдло
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      257 months ago

      Or they do A\B testing and you fell from your initial group. Due to the nature of this lag, it’s hard to confirm without internal leaks or investigation. At least, it got reported.

    • @set_secret@lemmy.world
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      127 months ago

      I also noticed it. Put it down to my sometimes flakey wifi. But this makes more sense. What a bunch of babies.

    • @kusivittula
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      27 months ago

      i felt like this has been a thing since like 10 years ago. with 100 mbps connection yt would always struggle to buffer in ff