An ad was behind home plate for Game 1 of the World Series between the Dodgers and Astros in Los Angeles, and it annoyed many viewers. However, YouTube likely got a good laugh out of it.

The ad was for YouTubeTV, and made it appear to the viewer like the Fox broadcast was a YouTube video, with the red YouTube play button placed in the middle of the screen.

This is excellent advertising — and trolling — by YouTube:

It also led to some excellent trolling on Twitter (I fell for this one).

And it especially led to many fans on Twitter complaining about the distraction:


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