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Re: List of demonetised EEVblog videos
« Reply #100 on: December 31, 2017, 09:49:21 am »
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Re: List of demonetised EEVblog videos
« Reply #101 on: December 31, 2017, 09:57:18 am »
didn't make it advertiser friendly for 4 year olds.
 

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Re: List of demonetised EEVblog videos
« Reply #102 on: December 31, 2017, 10:05:50 am »
 

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Re: List of demonetised EEVblog videos
« Reply #103 on: December 31, 2017, 10:47:37 am »
For attacking poor defenceless parcels with big knife?
 

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Re: List of demonetised EEVblog videos
« Reply #104 on: December 31, 2017, 11:20:26 am »
Mailbag... hmm... Sounds a bit like male bag... like a bawsack attached to a toxic privileged white male  :-DD
 

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Re: List of demonetised EEVblog videos
« Reply #105 on: January 01, 2018, 03:37:26 am »
Many of my recent video uploads were demonetized as well but all were repealed successfully after requesting for manual reviews. Wondering if words like "teardown" or "open it up" could be the culprit. It is really annoying indeed.

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Re: List of demonetised EEVblog videos
« Reply #106 on: January 02, 2018, 12:00:09 am »
I had a video demonetized for a a small bit last week, and honestly it was the most innocent video imaginable. It was a video on programming a certain Arduino chip and nothing even close to an offensive word so I have literally no idea how it could have been flagged so it really makes me question how youtube are flagging stuff.

I don't really on mine at all (very small channel), but it really does go to show the importance of YouTubers diversifying their income!
 

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Re: List of demonetised EEVblog videos
« Reply #107 on: January 04, 2018, 03:50:16 am »
Waving with a big knife talking about nude virgins and Youtube reaction turns into similarly totalitarianism what Daesh does/did. :horse:
 

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Re: List of demonetised EEVblog videos
« Reply #108 on: January 04, 2018, 07:33:12 pm »
*Gray bearded nude virgins.
 

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Re: List of demonetised EEVblog videos
« Reply #109 on: January 05, 2018, 10:58:14 pm »
I notice Dave has posted a couple of videos on his EEVblog2 channel that feature nothing but white and brownian noise to test YouTube's copyright bots. I guess in response to this: https://twitter.com/littlescale/status/949032404206870528. :palm:

Should've also tried posting an entirely silent video to see if he gets any copyright claims alleging he's copying 4'33" by John Cage. :-DD
 

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Re: List of demonetised EEVblog videos
« Reply #110 on: January 06, 2018, 02:51:16 am »
Maybe it's his Zen.
 

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Re: List of demonetised EEVblog videos
« Reply #111 on: January 11, 2018, 08:53:55 am »
Another one

 

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Re: List of demonetised EEVblog videos
« Reply #112 on: January 13, 2018, 10:07:38 am »
I'm calling it. Every one of my new video uploads is now being demonetised.
There must be someone who is actively reporting your videos as 'inappropriate'.
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Re: List of demonetised EEVblog videos
« Reply #113 on: January 22, 2018, 10:53:17 pm »
Been forgetting to keep posting here



 

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Re: List of demonetised EEVblog videos
« Reply #114 on: January 22, 2018, 11:26:43 pm »
Does this cause a drop of income from youtube?
 

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Re: List of demonetised EEVblog videos
« Reply #115 on: January 23, 2018, 12:27:13 am »
Does this cause a drop of income from youtube?

Not really, as majority of views come from existing content.
 

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Re: List of demonetised EEVblog videos
« Reply #116 on: January 23, 2018, 12:59:28 am »
Will be interesting to see the impact of this with the changes that YT are bringing in with manual reviews, you'd imagine it should eliminate them entirely right?
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Re: List of demonetised EEVblog videos
« Reply #117 on: January 26, 2018, 12:20:02 pm »
ISTR you mentioned Jordan Peterson once in one of your live streams recently, you should consider yourself lucky it’s only demonetization, and not straight off to the Gulag for you.
 

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Re: List of demonetised EEVblog videos
« Reply #118 on: January 29, 2018, 03:19:40 am »
Could it be that the transcription contains fragments of song lyrics or trademarks or the like? (i guess we can agree that the demonetization algorithm does a terrible job already)

Found a nice argument regarding youtube content and advertiser friendliness in there:
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Re: List of demonetised EEVblog videos
« Reply #119 on: January 29, 2018, 04:58:26 am »
Interesting video from Louis (?) Rossmann. It means Dave has to name all his video's with 'can suck my d**k' in the title. Solar roadways can suck.... Hyperloop can... The new Rigol scope can...
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Re: List of demonetised EEVblog videos
« Reply #120 on: January 29, 2018, 01:04:30 pm »
Like that's going to happen...
 

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Re: List of demonetised EEVblog videos
« Reply #121 on: January 31, 2018, 09:36:23 am »
A frequently quoted fundamental problem here is transparency, Youtube don’t give anywhere near clear enough guidance up front, and, when videos are demonetised, they don’t explain why so you can avoid it in future. There is also pretty clear evidence that some channels, particularly MSM ones, avoid the blacklisting completely. Mostly it just seems arbitrary. Perhaps sometimes it’s end users flagging as innappropriate.

There are several reasons we can give for the arbitrary nature of demonetisation, but other than end user flagging, the algorithms are clearly crap. That’s quite a frightening indictment for a company whose fundamental business is built on the quality of its software. More frightening is if those algortihms are based on AI to any degree, in a complex system such as Youtube’s which I am sure is an organic derivation of a series of spaghetti wired tweaks, I doubt anyone knows how it works at all: all you can do is prod it empirically and hope it doesn’t break too much. I’d contest that they’ve already prodded it too much, hence the level of excessive demonetisation.

One way they could help themselves is to re-monetise the revenue lost during the period of arbitrary demonetisation, I assume they don’t. The first hours of release when demonetisation happens are also where the bulk of views occur. More fundamentally, just be fully transparent about the detail of demonetisation reasons both before and after, although as I mentioned, I don’t think they actually have a clue most if the time. Evidently Google’s not such a great software company after all.
 

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Re: List of demonetised EEVblog videos
« Reply #122 on: January 31, 2018, 09:46:06 am »
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Re: List of demonetised EEVblog videos
« Reply #123 on: January 31, 2018, 10:17:30 am »
I seriously wonder if maybe it could be something about the Ozzie accent & Google's speech recognition?
None of my vids have been affected, and the target audience has to be pretty much the same.

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Re: List of demonetised EEVblog videos
« Reply #124 on: January 31, 2018, 10:20:51 am »
Evidently Google’s not such a great software company after all.
You sound surprised.
 


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