YouTube has started streaming free movies on its platform. These free to watch feature-length films will be supported by ads.
Ad Age writes:
Last month, YouTube quietly began showing ad-supported movies for the first time, giving viewers access to Hollywood titles including “The Terminator” and “Legally Blonde” for free.
The platform started promoting the free feature-length films in the movie section of the site in October, where it has sold movies and shows for years. Consumers could buy the latest blockbusters and prime-time TV programs through YouTube as they might on Apple iTunes and Amazon Prime, but there was never a free option to watch the movies in exchange for commercial interruptions.
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