I frequently get an ad (any ad, by the way, not the same one: today (8/2/2020) it was one advertising the Black Crowes gig somewhere) freezing my playlist. The only ways I can rectify this problem is to reboot my desktop PC (Windows 10 Pro) or uninstall and reinstall Spotify. A couple of times there has been a notification in my settings re an updated version waiting to be installed and installing the update has unblocked the ad freeze also. I get similar issues on the Times Online (the paid subscription) website which generates a message that a script has stopped running whilst the page is loading; and even in Outlook emails, too. The problem , in my opinion, is the ads wanting to take precedence over everything else (and there are, overall, just too many ads on web pages nowadays: I know, its a free service, but.....). And, whilst I am on the subject of ads, please Spotify, can you both reduce the number and loudness of ads (this really grinds my gears, I tell you what!) during the night time? I often go to sleep to my own 'Beddie-byes' playlist and am sometimes woken up by unbelievably loud and hyper-excited ads.
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