YouTube Is So Flooded With Political Ads It Can’t Place Them All

Bloomberg
Bloomberg
Oct 22 · 3 min read
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By Mark Bergen

Less than two weeks before the U.S. election, some political campaigns are dealing with an unexpected obstacle on YouTube, the internet’s largest video site: there isn’t enough space to run their ads.

Campaigns have flooded YouTube with commercials in search of voters they may not be reaching on television. Yet…

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