<iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/gO3vTCgi6JM” title=”YouTube video player” frameborder=”0″ allow=”accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture” allowfullscreen></iframe> hey there this is Jophiel with sky point studios and today i want to talk about what is a vpn and why you should use it so uh vpns have become really popular like they’re advertising all the time on YouTube videos and they’re trying to convince you that you should buy this for security purposes something you should have installed on your computer and be paying monthly for and running all the time and I don’t I just don’t agree with that uh it’s a cool tool like I would I would give it an analogy of an association of like those gloves that you use when you’re cleaning up your yard and you don’t want to pick up certain things that might poke your hands or hurt your hands like those gloves are important and you use them as a tool when you’re doing that work but it’s not the type of thing you want to wear all the time and that’s what a vpn is vpns are basically a virtual private network it allows you to access the internet through somebody else’s router somewhere else so that it doesn’t track your ip address and things like that now for security purposes it’s not a big deal if you just run the raw internet all the time there’s reasons why running a vpn all the time will cause issues cause problems because your their cookies are actually pretty beneficial it allows you to go back to websites and not have to constantly put things in and and it’s kind of a pain in the butt to actually not have cookies as a matter of fact and the security is not that great it’s not going to change security that much you still you you can give you a false sense of security that you are protected on the web when all it’s doing is just changing the ip address routing for you it doesn’t really protect you that much so people may disagree with that i feel like it’s just a big marketing hype they just want to sell vpns to everyone that’s their way because before they were just used to access things in other countries that were blocked or banned or things like that and there are reasons to use the vpn so if you’re looking for a vpn I like tunnelbear just tunnelbear you can find it you can get it for free up to two gigs i believe for free so it’s just when you need it you just turn it on use it a little bit and turn it back off that’s all I do so Jophiel with SkyPoint Studios sound off if you enjoyed this video or if you have any questions or thoughts about vpns thank you so much for watching