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YouTube Explains Why the Counter Stops at 301

Gawker has posted an interesting interview between Numberphile and YouTube, in which Ted Hamilton, product manager at YouTube Analytics, explains why that blockbuster viral video you made for your client seems to stall at 301 views. He also digs into some of the ways YouTube ensures that people don’t game the system to boost that count. So if you’ve ever tried to generate a little extra traffic by some dubious methods and found yourself unsuccessful, here’s why.

And if that’s not enough, Numberphile‘s Brady Haran uses the AP-banned word “malarky.” Oh how we’ve missed that word so.

via Gawker

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