Why does YouTube keep recommending me videos I don’t like?

YouTube is forever recommending videos for you whether it’s in your dashboard or next to the video you’re already watching. In theory, these recommendations are based on your viewing habits and you’re only directed to videos you’re interested in.

How do I stop YouTube from recommending old videos?

Step 1: Open the YouTube app and tap on the user silhouette near the top right. Make sure you see your profile here, otherwise you’ll need to log in. Step 2: Tap the overflow menu in the top right corner and head to Settings > Notifications. Step 3: Toggle the switch next to Recommended videos.

How do you clear the YouTube algorithm?

Sign in to your YouTube account via a computer browser at myactivity.google.com. Click Delete Activity By on the left side. Choose Set up automatic deletions. Click Auto-delete content older than.

What is wrong with YouTube recommendations?

For years YouTube’s video-recommending algorithm has stood accused of fuelling a grab bag of societal ills by feeding users an AI-amplified diet of hate speech, political extremism and/or conspiracy junk/disinformation for the profiteering motive of trying to keep billions of eyeballs stuck to its ad inventory.

Why does YouTube not show watched videos?

Solution 1: Turn off your ‘Pause history’ on YouTube app or website. Sometimes people by mistake or unknowingly turn on the ‘Pause History’ option in the YouTube app which may lead to YouTube. This not only stops YouTube from recording your watch history but it also prohibits it from showing it on the app.

How do I edit my YouTube recommendations?

How to Control YouTube Recommendations – Complete Guide!

  1. As you browse through content on the Home Page of the YouTube Mobile App, tap the three dots button to the right, and you’ll be presented with this new option, ‘Don’t Recommend Channel.
  2. If you change your mind, tap on the ‘Undo’ option.

Why is my YouTube watch later not working?

If Watch later is not working on the YouTube app, you can try these things to solve the issue: Restart the YouTube app. Re-sign into your Google account. Re-install the YouTube app.

How do I see YouTube history?

Google provides a few convenient tools for viewing and managing your YouTube watch history, and the steps are the same whether you’re using iPhone or Android. View your watch history: In the YouTube mobile app, tap the Library tab at the bottom of the screen and then tap History.