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‘Dislikes’ temporarily disappear from YouTube

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Who says social media is overwhelmingly negative? Some curious YouTube users are discovering today that they can’t seem to find a video with a single “dislike.” Proof positive that something’s up: even Rebecca Black’s “Friday” music video was universally liked for several magical minutes today — until someone threw a switch at YouTube HQ and restored about a million “thumbs down” votes in an instant.

is my laptop messed up, every youtube vids has 0 dislike, i even went to the friday song no dislikes

— Nick Haastrup (@Real_Nick0501) May 1, 2013

Did @youtube delete dislikes today? I haven’t seen a single video with a single dislike, they still have thousands if not miillions of views

— John Douglas (@jtdougl) May 1, 2013

Is YouTube finally removing the dislike feature or is it just a bug?

— INSANEGAZ (@INSANEGAZ_GTA) May 1, 2013

Please tell me this is not a glitch, and Youtube has finally gotten rid of the dislike button.

— John (@TheWaterWraith) May 1, 2013

@fearcradsYouTube now counts dislikes as likes. Not sure if bugged or if they are starting to remove the dislike function

— Th3ros (@Th3rosYT) May 1, 2013

It’s just a bug, apparently, but it was nice while it lasted.

Is the dislike button messed up on Youtube? Just clicked on one of myvideos it had over 3,000 likes and no dislikes..that never happens 😳

— Nitry♡ (@NitraaB) May 1, 2013

Like Toy Soldiers by Eminem has 112,702,244 views on YouTube and not a single dislike…

— Hunter (@HunterJayG) May 1, 2013

OMMGGG GUYS HAHAHAHAH THE YOUTUBE DISLIKE IS BROKEN LOOOOOOOOOL LMAO HAHA TOP COMMENTS ON REBECCA BLACK AND BABY THO LOOL

— Michelle ♥ 64 Days (@HooliganBMars) May 1, 2013

Let’s hope Rebecca Black got a screen shot.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/05/01/dislikes-temporarily-disappear-from-youtube/



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