As reported (Google Chrome reportedly bypassing Adblock, forces users to watch full-length video ads), it's possible to fix this behaviour:
Uninstall the YouTube 'app' within Chrome
Enter 'chrome://apps' into the address bar
Right-click on the YouTube icon
Choose 'Remove from Chrome'
All done, AdBlock should now behave as expected.
For a free £5 to spend in any Droplet Rewards merchant, use this code:
Open Droplet Rewards on iOS or Android
Tap Settings > Redeem voucher
Droplet Rewards for iOS: https://bit.ly/rewardsios
Droplet Rewards for Android: https://bit.ly/rewardsplay
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