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How to View YouTube’s Hidden Dislike Counts on Videos Like Seth Rogen’s ‘Santa Inc.’ Trailer

Following Googled-owned YouTube’s decision to hide dislikes on the platform, viewers have taken to the comment section beneath each video to express their displeasure. But on some videos, like the recent trailer for Seth Rogen’s TV show Santa Inc., YouTube has disabled comments, removing viewers’ ability to negatively react altogether. Now, a browser plugin called “Return YouTube Dislike” can show you just how negatively the general public feels about a video.

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YouTube Removes Dislike Count on All Videos to Benefit Big Brands (and Itself)

The Google-owned video-sharing platform YouTube recently announced its decision to remove the “dislike” count on videos across its platform. Although the Masters of the Universe claim their motivation is “protecting creators,” YouTube itself has suffered from massive dislike counts on videos like its infamous “YouTube Rewind 2018,” the most disliked video in the history of the platform.

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YouTube Blacklists Ron Paul Institute

The Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity, the organization set up by former Republican presidential candidate and congressman Dr. Ron Paul, has been blacklisted by Google-owned YouTube.

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YouTube Shuts Down All Anti-Vaccine Content

Google-owned video platform YouTube has announced will blacklist all critical commentary and news on coronavirus vaccines, a decision that will likely affect many high-profile figures using the platform.

In this Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, file photo, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki speaks during the introduction of YouTube TV at YouTube Space LA in Los Angeles. Google’s online package of about 40 television channels debuts on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, in the tech industry’s latest bid to get cable-shunning millennials …

Pew: Fewer Americans Getting News from Social Media in 2021

The number of Americans who say they rely on social media platforms for news declined in 2021, with the decline driven mainly by Facebook users, although the platform still leads the pack for American online news consumption, according to a new survey from Pew Research. 

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Rep. Nicole Malliotakis: It’s Time for Congress to ‘Rein In’ Big Tech Censorship

Rep. Nicole Malliotakis (R-NY) described in an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal how her recent news conference was censored by social media as “misinformation.” According to Malliotakis, “Big Tech seems focused on acting as an extension of big government, quashing content from those who oppose their liberal ideology.”Malliotakis writes that it is time for Congress to take on Big Tech’s censorship by reining in the legal immunities that are the source of their power to censor.

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