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It's becoming clearer by the day that Big Tech, Big Pharma, the media and the government are in bed with each other. It seems like this is the case the world over to a greater or lesser degree. The question is, who is really pulling the strings behind all this?

Naw, there's no conflicts of interest among agendas...

 
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I was listening to a Gary V podcast recently and he said most of these big name YouTube channels get sponsored by huge companies but their numbers are fake. They have fake comments,fake views etc. Now with this dislike feature gone, a lot more of these big YouTube channels can make absolute crap videos and keep the money pouring in.
 

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I don't like this change tbh. When I had some issue with pc/phone whatever and I wanted to watch some tutorial how to fix something and video had 4000 down votes and 20 ups I knew it's not worth watching it already at start
 

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Dislike button is working fine I just checked ,
For some reason, it’s not affecting some people. YouTube has even said so. I think this is just going to further divide people while gaslighting them.
 

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Dislike button is working fine I just checked ,
The button stays, its the dislike count that Is removed, now only the Channel can see It
Which doesn't make sense
YouTube says It Is so that creators can't get dislike attacks. Well the Number of dislikes Is gone, but they still can get disliked!
 

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I don't get it. How am I supposed to judge the video's quality now in a new topic I know little about? A high number of dislikes indicated something off. Now it's impossible to tell who's telling BS.

Which I guess is exactly what YouTube wants...


In my opinion this is actually a good thing. It would be even better if all the like/dislike system was a hiden feature in all social media platforms.

Reliying on other opinions to make judments only encourages herd mentality. It is a fallacy to think that the mayority owns the truth.

Self-reliance and critical thinking should be the baseline.
 

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In my opinion this is actually a good thing. It would be even better if all the like/dislike system was a hiden feature in all social media platforms.

Reliying on other opinions to make judments only encourages herd mentality. It is a fallacy to think that the mayority owns the truth.

Self-reliance and critical thinking should be the baseline.

It can go both ways but I agree with you.
 

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"Make it better" lol come on
I bet it will be hated twice as much as the last ones
In my opinion this is actually a good thing. It would be even better if all the like/dislike system was a hiden feature in all social media platforms.

Reliying on other opinions to make judments only encourages herd mentality. It is a fallacy to think that the mayority owns the truth.

Self-reliance and critical thinking should be the baseline.
Well man you can have self judgement but are you the only one watching the video ? Or are you trying to get it to millions of viewers ?
Your viewers are your judges, the "marketmind" as MJ calls it in unscripted . Creators and entrepreneurs have to serve the marketmind to find success.

Likes/dislikes are a system that properly pushes and distinguishes quality content from shit content

The herd doesn't necessarily "hold the truth" in a way they know what they want but they don't know the underlying mechanism. They will just react and give viewes/likes to the video which is what you want
 

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maybe we could just report videos that aren't good enough? report it as "insensitive" or "dangerous"?
 

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Well man you can have self judgement but are you the only one watching the video ? Or are you trying to get it to millions of viewers ?
Your viewers are your judges, the "marketmind" as MJ calls it in unscripted .

Sorry, I think you are misquoting me, never said anything about self judment. The market judges everything I agree..

Creators and entrepreneurs have to serve the marketmind to find success.

That's true, but sometimes the marketmind is wrong/distorted and a good entrepreneur should go against the marketmind to serve people. This forum is literally a prove of that. I bet MJ got a ton of dislikes.

Likes/dislikes are a system that properly pushes and distinguishes quality content from shit content

I have to disagree. The likes/dislikes system pushes and distinguishes content. That's it. Some times quality content sometimes garbage.

The herd doesn't necessarily "hold the truth" in a way they know what they want but they don't know the underlying mechanism. They will just react and give viewes/likes to the video which is what you want

What I said was that like/dislike system should be in my opinion a hiden feature and with this I mean the numbers not the buttons to react.

The algorithms will catch the data and rank the contents equally but people won't be manipulated so easily and creators can check the feedback as usual in their dashboard.

Numbers can be faked, you know that. Everyone can buy likes, followers, comments, reviews...etc.

There is multiple problems asociated with those little numbers.

Maybe people want to be manipulated, I don't know but in my opinion those numbers doesn't benefit the consumers. The ammount of likes/dislikes are not a reliable source of information to make decisions. They can be helpful sometimes though.
 
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Why not go one stage further? Why not ban the view counter so that those YouTubers with low views don't get offended?

We should also ban the comments section for the same reason. There may be some negative comments in there that may hurt the feelings of the creator.
 

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Why not go one stage further? Why not ban the view counter so that those YouTubers with low views don't get offended?

We should also ban the comments section for the same reason. There may be some negative comments in there that may hurt the feelings of the creator.
The “president” has already turned off comments on all videos.

Guess they don’t care what the people think!
 

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