YouTube broke the comment system

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OutOfPlaceNinja
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YouTube broke the comment system

Post by OutOfPlaceNinja » Fri Oct 30, 2015 9:41 am

EDIT: Apparently after a lot of proper complaints, YouTube comments have been fixed. Disaster averted. PR nightmare averted. Carry on.

Just making a post to make note that as of yesterday, YouTube broke the comment system. When you are notified of a reply and click the little bell and navigate to the comment, you have to click a link to go to the video and search for the reply which is very annoying and very inefficient. If YouTube doesn't fix this, I will no longer be making comments on YouTube.

If you too find this change irritating, go to the bell icon, find a comment, click the link to view the replies, scroll down to the very bottom of the page and click the "send feedback" link. Complain loudly about the change and include some proof.

There is a video here explaining it (warning, there is some cursing in it):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUiwdPGGCTg

Someone made a screenshot here:
http://imgur.com/HfVVGpq.png

Be sure to include one of the above or something similar showing the problem. If enough people do this, maybe they will fix it. If they don't fix it, you can expect to not see me anymore on the comment section of Troys videos. I suspect a lot of people will stop commenting.

EDIT: I have decided to include two threads on the YouTube Product Forums showing this is annoying a lot of people and in case someone wants to add to it (use the send feedback option above to get your complaint directly to YouTube)

https://productforums.google.com/forum/ ... aO7yezjeM4

https://productforums.google.com/forum/ ... 2aJRFGj2_Q

techman
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Re: YouTube broke the comment system

Post by techman » Wed Nov 04, 2015 5:52 pm

This is so annoying. I had one single perfect day of troll free happiness on my videos. Then they all came back with a vengeance. I cant wait till they fix the system and make it more enjoyable for channel owners again.

happyhippy
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Re: YouTube broke the comment system

Post by happyhippy » Mon Nov 09, 2015 12:27 pm

Glad it was their problem, thought it was me......I did let go at the main troll but couldn't find the right place to comment back after he replied!
I don't normally snap at idiots but sometimes you got to tell a troll what you think of them :)

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