What 40,000 Videos Tell Us About The Trending Tab

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Is the trending tab rigged against creators? Is late night dominating the charts? Why does it feel your favorite controversial creator never trends. All of that and more, in the first ever data-driven look at the trending tab.

To see the nuts and bolts of this video, a more in-depth explanation of what I did, go here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sEvtpj-uChA
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Music:
Marc Rebillet [dude is a musical genius]
https://www.youtube.com/user/marcrebillet
Letskey
https://soundcloud.com/letskey

Shownotes:
Mitchell Jolly’s Website
https://mitchelljolly.com/
Original Dataset collected by Mitchell
https://www.kaggle.com/datasnaek/youtube-new/kernels
Classification was done by myself and over 70 others who contributed to crowdsourcing our data for the US Dataset.
To see more about how I made this video, a more in-depth explanation of what I did, go here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sEvtpj-uChA
Want to know about other work that’s being done at looking at the output of these impossibly complicated algorithms?
https://algotransparency.org/
Ever want a look at what trending would be like without the bias? Check out Rian Hunter’s work on Fair Trending!!!!
https://www.fairtrending.com/?lang=en
A brilliant video from Derek of Veritasium about how to think about trending videos: My Video Went Viral. Here’s Why | It was a huge Today I found out moment and he even helped me with this video’s thumbnail!!! Go give him some love, not that he needs it after his Why Are 96,000,000 Black Balls on This Reservoir? video.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHsa9DqmId8
Featured in Pewdiepie ‘s video KSI is cancelled
See it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SSrvjDaVFA&lc=UgxuiNyOaycvT6KXs0F4AaABAg

Comments

Coffee Break says:

EDIT: who’s here from pew news?? Welcome 9yr olds to my channel! Like for Mary Ham, comment for poppy or Gloria.

if you like this video, the two biggest things you can do to get it seen are a) watch the entirety of it. and b) share it with one person.

I really would like other Youtubers to see this, but I need your help. <3

Tom Whatley says:

Everything in this country is rigged. Just don't watch their shitty videos, basically anything from the networks.

Zerozen808 says:

Left wing is the worst wing.

Akif Aiman says:

Well we might called it the yt American dream

Michael Rossi says:

Someone needs to save youtube from themselves. Literally the second youtube has some DECENT competitor im jumping ship.

Comrade Stalin says:

Bruh why did I have to look at the disgusting face of that Logan cunt

Could've blurred it

3-จาฏุพัจน์ วิทยประภารัตน์ says:

How is this not on trending?

oh wait…

Nicholas Wenzel says:

its called jew toob for a reason

YuAlwaysCMeCommenting? says:

Let's all block those medias channels! Lol. Also I thought u trend when u get a lot of views quickly.

WRESTLING SOUP says:

The answer is simple:
We kill the Batman.

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