Starting next week, the number of public subscribers will be gradually increased.
After our announcement in May, we received a lot of feedback from the community – we've updated our original post with more information here: https: // t. co / YHRfW7JlDr
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When the change was first announced, YouTube hoped to make subscriber numbers consistent for its desktop and mobile applications. "In addition to creating more consistency, it addresses the authors' concerns about stress and well-being, especially capturing public subscriber numbers in real time," YouTube wrote in an update today. "We hope this will help all creators focus on telling their story and put less pressure on the numbers."
In April, Instagram tested a similar feature that hid the likes of viewers. Creators can still see how many followers they have in YouTube Studio and YouTube Analytics. So if they are obsessed with new followers, that does not help. As determined by Android Police it can also cause the fan to become less personal, as the number of subscribers subscribing does not change.
Only accounts with more than 1,000 followers will have their subscribers abbreviated. However, the change also applies to the YouTube Data API service, which is used by platforms such as Social Blade, and tracks the number of followers on YouTube, Twitch, Instagram, and Twitter. The company yesterday spoke out against the change. In its update, YouTube wrote, "Although we know that not everyone agrees with this update, we hope this is a positive step for the community, both for those who are viewing and creating content." September. Although we are not happy that they are following this path, we will be adjusting the site to support this change and continue to provide you with data. https://t.co/qyBQP4pvQx[19459005[-SocialBlade(@SocialBlade) August 29, 2019