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What are high retention youtube views?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by samiejg, Jan 3, 2014.

  1. samiejg

    samiejg Senior Member

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    I see it a lot around the forums but it seems like when I google it that nothing relevant is coming up for me :(
     
  2. ttrox

    ttrox Regular Member

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    High retention views are Youtube video views that hold up for a good amount of time of the lenght of the video instead of a few seconds (thus, retention rate).
     
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    shortgigs Regular Member

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    HR = High Retention Views. When 80% of the video is watched, counted as HR view.
    Anything lower than that is low rentention, people watching for a few seconds.
     
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    jamesjk1 Senior Member

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    High retention views are an important factor for ranking videos, that's why you'll constantly hear people talking about them. It gives the impression that people are interested in the video and the content is good :)