YouTube plans to hide “thumbs down” counts on videos

YouTube is moving to boost the certainty of its substance creators and safeguard them from dislike attacks as it conceals thumbs down depends on videos.

Users of the platform can in any case toss conceal whatsoever clasp, yet the number of dislikes a video gets may be noticeable to the individual who transferred it, the company said Wednesday in a blog post.

The new policy comes after Googles video service dispatched a test recently to check whether eliminating the count would shield content creators from harassment and missions that intentionally drove up dislikes on a clip.

To put it plainly, our experiment data showed a decrease in dislike assaulting conduct, the company said.

We additionally heard straightforwardly from smaller creators and those simply getting everything rolling that they are unjustifiably designated by this conduct and our trial affirmed that this happens at a higher extent on smaller channels.

The new policy is slowly being deliberately transitioned away from which will be of solace to Justin Bieber, whose video for Baby, which recently held the record for most detested YouTube cut, actually had 12 million downvotes noticeable on Thursday evening.

YouTube Rewind 2018: Everyone Controls Rewind, Baby Shark Dance and the Sadak 2 trailer have since obscured Biebers song on the scandalous rundown, with a consolidated 46 million dislikes still perceptible on the platform at press time.