YouTube admits that it doesn’t always get its suggestions right, so it will let users remove suggested channels that they don’t want to watch. You’ll be able to click the three-dot menu next to a video and select “don’t recommend channel.” YouTube will also attempt to make it easier to find content you do want.
How do I hide YouTube recommendations?
Thankfully, you can disable these alerts within the app, here’s how:
- Step 1: Open the YouTube app and tap on the user silhouette near the top right. …
- Step 2: Tap the overflow menu in the top right corner and head to Settings > Notifications.
- Step 3: Toggle the switch next to Recommended videos.
How do I permanently delete recommended channels on YouTube?
For starters, you can now remove suggestions from channels you don’t want to watch, with YouTube admitting that its algorithms “don’t always get it right.” Tapping the three-dot overflow menu next to videos on the homepage and Up Next will present a new “Don’t recommend channel” button.
Why are YouTube recommendations so bad?
“It isn’t inherently awful that YouTube uses AI to recommend video for you, because if the AI is well tuned it can help you get what you want. … “But the problem is that the AI isn’t built to help you get what you want — it’s built to get you addicted to YouTube. Recommendations were designed to waste your time.”
Can you hide a channel on YouTube?
You can hide content from your YouTube channel and choose to re-enable it later. Hiding your channel will make channel name, videos, likes, subscriptions, and subscribers private.
What is the best video setting for YouTube?
Below are recommended upload encoding settings for your videos on YouTube.
Recommended video bitrates for HDR uploads.
|Type||Video Bitrate, Standard Frame Rate (24, 25, 30)||Video Bitrate, High Frame Rate (48, 50, 60)|
|2160p (4K)||44–56 Mbps||66–85 Mbps|
|1440p (2K)||20 Mbps||30 Mbps|
|1080p||10 Mbps||15 Mbps|
|720p||6.5 Mbps||9.5 Mbps|
Why is YouTube algorithm so good?
According to YouTube’s product team, the algorithm only pays attention to how a video performs in context. So, a video that performs well on the homepage will be surfaced to more people on the homepage, no matter what its metrics from blog views look like.
How do I clear YouTube recommendations when not signed in?
The following are the most effective options that you have when you want to delete your recommended videos on YouTube while you are not signed in:
- Option 1: Clear all of YouTube’s cookies (for Google Chrome users only) …
- Option 2: Clear your browser’s cache and delete all stored cookies.
How do YouTube recommendations work?
YouTube heavily personalizes recommendations based on a user’s history, which is impossible to simulate across the board. What Pew tested for are the recommendations YouTube would serve to an anonymous user. Most YouTube users, though, are logged in and receive recommendations based on their viewing history.