YouTube Premium subscribers are the latest people to see a price increase. Users shared on social media that the platform increased its family plan subscription by $5.
The plan used to cost $17.99 and now costs $22.99.
Those affected by the price change were notified by email on Thursday. The price increase will take effect on or after November 21.
YouTube Premium individual accounts, however, did not see a price increase. The service still costs $11.99, according to the data Web page.
YouTube Premium allows subscribers to watch videos without ads, access the YouTube Music platform, play videos while using other apps or when the screen is off, and watch videos without internet access.
The family plan gives five family members access to YouTube Premium and YouTube Music.
YouTube isn’t the only company raising the prices of its services; Netflix will start charging users an additional fee to share their passwords in early 2023. Disney+ and Hulu he also announced price increases.
Some subscribers took to social media to express their frustrations with the latest price hike. The company did not explain the reason for the price increase.
Google, YouTube’s parent company, did not respond to KTLA’s request for comment before publication.