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YouTube Announces It Will Hide ‘Dislike’ Counts on All Videos

The Epoch Times

By Jack Phillips

November 10, 2021 Updated: November 10, 2021


YouTube has announced that it will hide dislike counts on all its videos, claiming it wants to curb “creator harassment.”

On Nov. 10, the Google-owned company said it will make the metric private after testing it earlier in the year and seeing a decrease in the number of so-called “dislike mobs.”

The like button and count will remain visible, according to YouTube, which posted a screenshot of the new look. The dislike button shows no counts.

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