There are a lot of songs, song variations and even full concerts on Youtube that aren’t available for streaming through the large list of music streaming services. You don’t always have the option of streaming Youtube videos for the music, and if you’re on a limited mobile-data plan through your phone service, unless you’re paying the $9.99/month for the premium version of Youtube Music, you’ll have to stream entire videos just to enjoy the audio that you want to listen to.
I’ve been listening to music using YouTube as a background streaming service for years. However, recently I’ve been hit with a new annoyance: a popup stating: “Video Paused. Continue Watching?” With a little button you need to click to continue streaming music: