YouTube Responds To Reply Girls, Changes Related & Recommended Videos Algorithm

Reply girl videos have taken over the related and recommended videos on popular YouTube video pages and over the past few months YouTubers have begun speaking out, signing petitions and even sending death threats in order to get YouTube to do something about this phenomenon. It looks like YouTube has finally responded, making changes to the algorithm that determines which videos appear in the related and recommended videos.

There’s been a war raging on YouTube as the community has lashed out against “the reply girls”—a group of girls that have learned to game the system and make tons of money on YouTube by posting pointless video replies prominently featuring their boobs (to entice viewers to click, of course).

Reply girl videos have taken over the related and recommended videos on popular YouTube video pages and over the past few months YouTubers have begun speaking out, signing petitions and even sending death threats in order to get YouTube to do something about this phenomenon.  It looks like YouTube has finally responded, making changes to the algorithm that determines which videos appear in the related and recommended videos.