YouTube seeks ways to prevent abuse of the dislike button on its mobile app


YouTube is concerned about a red hot button issue revolving around, well, the dislike button on the YouTube app. This is actually the thumbs down button found under the title of the video. YouTube project management director Tom Leung posted a video this past week, revealing that the Google owned video streamer is trying to stop “dislike mobs” from negatively influencing affected videos. These groups vote down certain videos in numbers large enough to reduce the number of recommendation they receive; this could result in a lower number of views for a clip than it would have received otherwise.

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