Justin.tv Adds Ad-Skipping Pay Accounts

  • May 14, 2009
You can skip the ads on Justin.tv now, but it's going to cost you. The video site Thursday announced introducing a "Pro Account" option for $9.99 a month that lets users watch ad-free videos. Pro accounts also include other options such as free gifts, custom badges for profile and channel pages, and a special icon for a user's name in chat.

The platform for lifecasting and live video streaming gained notoriety last fall when 19-year-old Abraham K. Biggs committed suicide by overdosing on pills while broadcasting to a room full of viewers on his Justin.tv channel.

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