YouTube is removing dislike counts on all videos

  • YouTube is removing public dislike counts on all videos, though the dislike button will remain available for users to customize their recommendations.
  • YouTube claims the results of its experiment indicate dislike counts have no measurable impact on a user’s decision to watch a video.
  • If you found dislike counts were helpful when deciding whether to watch a video, you can still refer to the video’s comment section.

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