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What do likes do on youtube?

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by GamingForever, Aug 13, 2012.

  1. GamingForever

    GamingForever Registered Member

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    I'm just wondering what's their purpose besides knowing that x amount of people like your video... Does it increase searches/people finding your video... Does it help match related? Will it help get more views having 1000 likes over 400 likes?
     
  2. hatelovemisery

    hatelovemisery Junior Member

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    it just shows the popularity of your videos and if there are many likes, utube would probably want to put it on their homepage as the likes tell them that the video is currently trending and well liked by its users. And yes it helps match related.

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  3. GamingForever

    GamingForever Registered Member

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    If I get more likes on a video that's like 4 months old, will it have any effect of getting huge than what it is or does it have to be a newer video?
     
  4. skittles

    skittles BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    Likes are playing a BIG role when it comes to ranking. Videos will get removed from the front page if there isn't a good like ratio.