• YouTube Testing Hiding Public Dislike Count For Videos

    20 days ago - By Ubergizmo

    Sometimes when you go to watch a video, you can kind of tell whether or not it's a good video based on the ratio of likes to dislikes. It isn't necessarily the best metric to use, but it can be a good indication on how the public in general feels about a video. However, YouTube is thinking of hiding it. According to the company, it seems that they are interested in hiding the public dislike counter for videos. YouTube claims that this is done to combat targeted dislike campaigns, where people try to organize a group to try and dislike a video as many times as possible. YouTube also claims...
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  • YouTube Will Hide Dislike Count On Videos In An Upcoming Experiment

    YouTube Will Hide Dislike Count On Videos In An Upcoming Experiment

    20 days ago - By Android Headlines

    Are you a YouTube lover who obsesses over the likes and dislikes of a video? Well, it looks like YouTube will hide dislike count on videos for some users according to Engadget. This could potentially affect a lot of people in a positive way. YouTube says this is a small experiment though that will start in the coming weeks.
    As a result, this may not be a permanent change. However, if it does become permanent this can help to put an end to a couple of things. For one it can shut down trolls who may dislike a video just because they want to be jerks.
    Now to clarify, the dislike button will...
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