Remember seeing all those comments on YouTube about how a video can have 4k+ likes but only 301 views? Today that infamous question comes to an end has Youtube is saying goodbye to 301+ and hello to a more real-time update system via their official twitter page.
If you always wondered why Youtube freezes the view count at 300, they did provide a informative then and now photo explaining the mystery. It basically just says they were checking to make sure all viewings on a video can be verified as people watched by real people with their real eyes and not something like one of those pay for views severs. The change appears to be live now on both desktop and mobile. What do you think of the change? leave a comment below.
We’re saying goodbye to 301+ and hello to more up-to-date video views. pic.twitter.com/33OQuOvxcs
— YouTube Creators (@YTCreators) August 5, 2015