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    Default YouTube Algorithm is Either Hijacked or Broken

    I'm fucking tired of the steaming shit that YouTube is trying to infect my eyes with.
    Who is with me that they have completely lost their minds on what videos are showing up in your feeds? What's an alternative or a solution to get this to fuck off? Because it's becoming unwatchable.

    I've been signed in for years, I click [Like] or [Dislike] every once in a while and I have a few subscriptions. It is not complicated what to put in front of me to get me to click.
    BBQ, Aussie Man, South Park, Hoonigan, Joe Rogan, SavageGeese, Norm MacDonald, ChrisFix, Mahk, Robot Chicken and some music videos. That doesn't paint a picture of someone who might be interested in a Japanese girl talking about her pet hedgehog.

    I'm getting a callous on my thumb recently from selecting "NOT interested" and "DON'T RECOMMEND CHANNEL" and it's not getting better. I've never watched a French video or a video in a language that looks like squiggles to me. Minecraft, Bollywood, Pokemon, Jake Paul, and other juvenile video games are as interesting to me as Barbara Walters porn.

    Look at some of this shit! They're so unbelievable, I started taking screen shots.
    Finally, a guy talking about a golden toilet in French:

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    A grown-ass man talking about pOkEmOn flanked by videos I'd be interested in:

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    Something about a video game I've never heard of that looks precisely like shit:

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    Post your own COMPLETE YOUTUBE ALGORITHM FAILURES.
    It's broken and I hate it.

    Oh and zero of your upcoming jokes on "must be yerr searchz histories" are funny. Zero.

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    I watching from my home town of Buenos Aires.
    No issues with the algo. Except if you "explore" on YouTube music, it's all local music hits. I'm more into the USA works.

    Quit googling, how to be rich.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mr2mike View Post
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    Quit googling, how to be rich.
    I haven't been. Although, this one popped up within the last week and since I watched it, almost no Ryan Long has been appearing for me...


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    Are you aware how ads work?

    Most of the YouTube algo is advertising these days. Its fully monetized.
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    If you think I have been trying to present myself as intellectually superior, then you truly are a dimwit.
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    guessing who I might be, psychologizing me with your non existent degree.

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    Quote Originally Posted by killramos View Post
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    Are you aware how ads work?

    Most of the YouTube algo is advertising these days. It’s fully monetized.
    I am. There are plenty of Ads videos that are suggested but they are identified and I just scroll right by those. I don't click them and there's nothing I can do about them (maybe they go away with YT Premium). I can live with that. Here's one:

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    LoL it up about "all my searches for toenail fungus". It hasn't happened. Even their intentional, targeted ads are completely random.

    I'm complaining about these other bullshit videos (that aren't ads) crammed in the middle of shit I would actually watch. Ricky Gervais, SavageGeese, shit music video:

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    Auto content, Always Sunny, Loser Japanimation. Norm, vAl0rUs:

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    Etc...
    So, if you're saying those videos are getting pumped due to payola, it's a new phenomenon. Or, it's new in so far as the completely missed target by them trying to feed me whatever a Guavo is.

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    Get YT Premium...no ads, no interruptions no nonsense for the most part. I never cared for it or thought it as a big deal until I tired it and the experience on YT is significantly better now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shakalaka View Post
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    Get YT Premium...no ads, no interruptions no nonsense for the most part. I never cared for it or thought it as a big deal until I tired it and the experience on YT is significantly better now.
    How much is it? I can't fathom rewarding them for ruining their product to blackmail me into paying for it.

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    I think 11.99/month, the only reason I tried it is I got free 4 months with a new phone I got recently. Though I will agree that it is way better using it now, I am still unsure if I will keep it after the free trial for the exact same reason as you. Haha. But if I don't keep it, I will also not complain about how ridiculous and frequent the ads have become in the recent years. Used to be maybe 1 30 sec add in a full 10-15 min video and now they fuckin put adds every 3 minutes or some stupid shit and some you can't even skip.

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    I almost didn't recognize your utube. Didn't look like mine.

    Mine was $8 2 months ago but with the deminishing values of the Argentinean currency I'm back to $3.15/mnth.
    Probably almost free in a few months.

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    It’s hilarious that YouTube full of nonsense content costs as much as a real streaming service.
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    guessing who I might be, psychologizing me with your non existent degree.

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    Quote Originally Posted by killramos View Post
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    It’s hilarious that YouTube full of nonsense content costs as much as a real streaming service.
    But a lot of the videos are better than the crap you see on most of those other services. Filter out the garbage, winning.
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    I just can't get enough shit music videos that are in a language I don't even recognize. Oh, and old whores talking about soup.
    That's me

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    I ordered a case of t-shirts from Amazon that say "old whores talking about soup" and I just finished my back tattoo of two old whores talking about soup, so I think the algorithm is probably doing a good job on that one.
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    So it's the middle one that is in error? I thought everyone loved burning Nissan's?

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    Dem woke tranny music videos.
    YouTube has you "pegged".

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    Youtube and Google are both insanely accurate for searches. People don't remember the days of dialup and Altavista, where you would do a search on cute cats, and you would get a Llama every fifth search.

    If you get a Ru Paul video, maybe the AI knows more about you than you know about yourself.

    However: TikTok takes it to another level compared to Youtube search. Chinese tech is superior in that respect.
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    I still get recommendations for this fuckin asshole, despite only ever watching one of his videos once, a couple years ago. Imagine being such a self important shit that you have to make a face like that when talking about war crimes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mr2mike View Post
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    Dem woke tranny music videos.
    YouTube has you "pegged".
    Jesus, I wonder if that is a tranny! I tried a Google search on another browser in incognito mode and I still can't fully figure out what that is. I saw the word Cameroon, so I guess that's French and I think she's a human female from some of the other pictures, but that particular screen shot is quite unflattering.

    Good news, though! If you've ever watched a Metallica video and showed an interest in particle accelerators, YouTube has you covered. There's nothing you'll enjoy more than watching the 47th flamingest homosexual on earth put makeup on for 20 fucking solid minutes!! We definitely know that you haven't watched a 20min YouTube video of anything, ever and that even 7min is a stretch, but we know that the first 20min video you ever watch will be this one!

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    This is promising. I do hate Arizona, everyone in it and everything about it, so it's picked up on that.

    https://youtube.com/shorts/RY_I5lHtLUY?feature=share

    I already know that won't embed correctly because it's a short. If someone can share the secret to embedding shorts, I'd appreciate it.

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    https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/6342839?hl=en

    Something and trigger Youtube to serve you those videos. I don't see any of those in my feed.

    If you start a Firefox private session and go to Youtube, you basically start with a clean slate. And you'll probably see stuff like Mr. Beast, Late night shows clips and Mark Rober etc that's mainstream popular.

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    I still get recommendations for this fuckin asshole, despite only ever watching one of his videos once, a couple years ago. Imagine being such a self important shit that you have to make a face like that when talking about war crimes.

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    It's not hard for vids with millions of views to pop back in when Youtube run out of stuff to show you. Even stuff you already watched. This guy has created multiple channels so you need to do wack a mole with "don't not recommend channel" with his stuff. And that dumb face? It's been scientifically proven a thumbnail trick that drive views. The other is change title 3-4 times over the 1st week.

    Also the 2023 adpocalypse may change things too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xtrema View Post
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    Something and trigger Youtube to serve you those videos. I don't see any of those in my feed....
    Are you Cooter Burger trying to tell me that the ceiling isn't leaking?



    It's clearly, clearly, clearly not working correctly when it's trying to show me videos in a few different languages that I don't speak, let alone the content missing the mark by 180.
    I have hit "Don't Recommend Channel" on probably 100 videos since January 1. It may be getting slightly better, but I don't think so.
    I am considering deleting all history at some point.

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