Using Adblock Plus to stop Youtube "Breaking News"

Posted by Howard Richardson (comments: 0)

Here's a quick one-liner to put in Adblock Plus Advanced Settings under "My Filter List". It blocks the repeating Breaking News section on Youtube that keeps reappearing even though you dismiss it.

youtube.com#?##dismissable:-abp-has(> div > h2 > div > div > span:-abp-contains(Breaking news))

 

I only wanted to see some cute videos of dogs. I didn't need to be forced to see how the world is falling apart today. Take back a little control of how you receive your news...

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