Youtube sponso ads

Description of the issue: A sponsored ad appears on the youtube home page

Exact URL of the website in question: https://www.youtube.com/

Screenshot of the ad as it appears in Brave

Did the issue present with default Shields settings? (yes/no) Yes

Does the site function as expected when Shields are turned off? Yes

Is there a specific Shields configuration that causes the site to break? If so, tell us that configuration. (yes/no): No

Does the site work as expected when using Chrome? Yes

Brave version (check About Brave): Nightly 1.22.2

Additional Info: Ads appear even in aggressive mode, and even after clearing cache and cookies. No problem with uBlock Origin.

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Hey, @Furax-31 Does enabling Aggressive mode help? (a blank space will remain still)

Yes, even in aggressive mode. On the other hand the advertisement does not always appear, sometimes it is blocked, sometimes not.

You need additional plugins to block YouTube ads, because Brave sucks.
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I circled the plugin with purple square.