There’s now a brand new means of presenting YouTube views. As a substitute of tens of millions and billions, YouTube’s Android app is now reflecting views in lakhs and crores in India. Nevertheless, the desktop and iOS apps are nonetheless displaying views as tens of millions and billions.
Furthermore, the change has arrived with none replace or an announcement from YouTube. It’s also not seen to all Android customers at the moment. Owing to the brand new change, Youtubers will now see their view counts displayed in lakhs and crores as a substitute of the earlier tens of millions and billions. The motion has been carried out on the variety of subscribers as effectively. For now, there isn’t a choice to modify again to the unique view depend mannequin.
The brand new replace is just being examined in India. Nevertheless, many Indian YouTube creators aren’t happy with the change. To date, YouTube has had a homogenous method to reflecting view counts in hundreds, tens of millions and billions for creators and viewers globally.
YouTube customers are already taking to social media to precise their views on the brand new change. A twitter user wrote, “YouTube modified the view depend to point out up in ‘lakhs’ and ‘crores’ by default. After years of ‘hundreds’, ‘tens of millions’ and ‘billions’, that is very complicated. I hope there may be an choice to modify again.”
Another user stated, “@youtube, please present us the info as regular (in okay’s & m’s) Simply because india was used to lakhs and crores doesn’t imply that we couldn’t incorporate with okay’s & m’s. It’s pissing everybody off. Have doubt’s?? Why don’t you run a ballot…”
A 3rd person agreed with the sentiment. He tweeted, “What sort of joke is that this @YouTube @YouTubeIndia? Atleast Give us the choice to alter the format of how we need to see the views. I’m actually very uncomfortable with the lakhs and crores format. Please give me my Thousands and thousands and Billions again.”