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Spamming youtube with comments it's officially DEAD

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by dome.d0nkss, Sep 24, 2013.

  1. dome.d0nkss

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    YouTube gets the yuck out in comments cleanup

    Comments on YouTube videoes can be a wretched hive of scum and villainy. Now Google is arming uploaders with Google+ comment moderation powers.

    YouTube is teaming up with Google+ to overhaul its commenting system, focusing on relevancy before recency.
    (Credit: Google) Laugh all you want, fuzzball, but Google is changing how YouTube uploaders manage comments on their videos. The new system, which began rolling out to a limited number of uploaders on Tuesday, favors relevancy over recency and introduces enhanced moderation tools.
    The new commenting system, which is powered by Google+ and was developed in collaboration between the YouTube and Google+ teams, provides several new tools for moderation, said Nundu Janakiram, product manager at YouTube. It will default to showing YouTube viewers the most relevant comments first, such as those by the video uploader or channel owner.
    "Currently, you see comments from the last random person to stop by," Janakiram said. "The new system tries to surface the most meaningful conversation to you. We're trying to shift from comments to meaningful conversations," he said.

    He explained that three main factors determine which comments are more relevant: community engagement by the commenter, up-votes for a particular comment, and commenter reputation. If you've been flagged for spam or abuse, don't be surprised to find your comments buried, but that also means that celebrities who have strong Google+ reputations will be boosted above others.
    There's more to the system than just relevancy, though. Because the system is powered by Google+, comments made on posts with YouTube links in the social network will show up on YouTube itself. So, you'll see comments from people in your Google+ Circles higher up, too.
    Just because it's powered by Google+ doesn't mean that you'll lose your YouTube identity, though. "You are still allowed to use pseudonyms," said Janakiram, whether you're "a Syrian dissident or http://www.youtube.com/user/soulpancake".
    Another feature, and one that speaks directly to YouTube's goal of fostering conversations, is that you'll be able to comment publicly or privately to people in your Circles. Replies will be threaded like Gmail.
    The hope is that new moderation tools will make it easier for video owners to guide the conversation, Janakiram explained. "There have been challenges in the past with certain comments and what's been shown there."

    In addition to algorithmic filtering, YouTube uploaders and channel owners will get enhanced moderating powers such as whitelisting commenters, blacklisting words, and comment review.
    (Credit: Google) The moderation tools for uploaders and channel owners include the ability to review comments before they're posted, blacklisting certain words, and whitelisting specific commenters so their posts will always be approved.
    As an example of what the new system can do, Janakiram said that "a channel or creator can create a video just for a [Google+] Circle of top fans."
    The new system also will let commenters switch back to a recency view, thanks to a drop-down menu. It won't delete comments from the previous system, either. It's being made available only to a limited number of YouTube channel owners at the moment. Janakiram said that all YouTube uploaders ought to have the new system before the end of the year.
    It may be hard to believe, but we could soon be living in a future where the dark side of human interaction has been diminished on YouTube.

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    http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57604431-93/youtube-gets-the-yuck-out-in-comments-cleanup/
     
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    Bad day for spammers..:)
     
  3. besupreme

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    I'm sure BHW will come with a solution to that though I like the idea of "Blacklisting certain words" that means we don't need to keep selecting approved and just black list certain words we don't want showing up on our videos.
     
  4. Checkmate

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    Nice! less competition now.
     
  5. mazgalici

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    is a competition between sites and spammers, now the spammers will make the next move
     
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  6. robertheise

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    :( ... we need some new things.
     
  7. _Gray

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    Lol for real?? If what written there is true, spam became manual (for the moment) but extremely powerful. If I'm right with my idea, after some testing, you'll get a great share.
     
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    Happy to see this being done. Less competition, and more room to improve my bot.
     
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    Hey this is great for PPD! Filter out comments with "fake", "survey", etc in them.
     
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    They were kind enough to tell us how we need to change in order to get our comments stick!


    Actually, there new system might be better for quality comments, rather than simply spamming; BUT if you can make a program/way that passes all the factors below, then you CAN SPAM quality comments = Bank :)


    The new system might be better, because we just need to have Strong Google + profiles (im assuming HIGH amount of followers), upvotes (nothing new), and # of replies to the "Money" comment.


    So basically, if you could get 100-200 Quality Youtube/Google+ accounts ( some with big following, others just to reply ) and a program that would post the "Money" comment, then post the replies + upvotes (Money comment) then.. you could just spam high quality comments that would stick to the top for a while or forever depending on the video age/popularity.


    * This is just a vague method, if anyone has enhancements please let me know.
     

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    There is always a work around and always will be.
     
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    So basically, get hold of a "celebrity" (anybody who has a decent amount of G+ followers), and pay them $$$ per comment you make. There are almost literally tens of thousands of online celebrities out there, you just need to find the right one. Also, manually comment and keep bad keywords out. Make niche relevant comments, and you should be golden!
     
  14. hazedoutdesi

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    youtube-global.blogspot.com/2013/09/youtube-new-comments.html

    this is their official blog about the updates
     
  15. I like the idea of this because it will filter out the people who make the comments that everybody sees and hates a thing of the past and make my quality comments more likely to stick.Youtube users are tired of seeing the same spam comment over and over.Once this system is in place for awhile,people on Youtube will trust more and extremely raise your chances of making a sale.
     
  16. SPQR

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    Exactly, less shitty competition for people wanting to get niche related traffic.
     
  17. Ratingsocials

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    Interesting read thanks for posting this article.
     
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    There's always a new method to resurrect a previously dead method.
     
  20. Tealover

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    Nice, nice, manual spam is back!