[Air-L] quick YouTube algorithm question

Loup Cellard loupcellard at gmail.com
Thu Mar 29 04:32:49 PDT 2018

Hi Sophie, I don't know enough to respond to your questions.

But you might find some help on this french initiative or ask to the
creators of the project :

It is run by Frédéric Bardolle :

and Guillaume Chaslot:

2018-03-29 11:27 GMT+01:00 Sophie Helen Bishop <sophiehelenbishop at gmail.com>

> Hello AoIR, sorry this may be a bit of a banal question but any help would
> be appreciated.
> Does anyone know whether YouTube is algorithmically more likely to promote
> monetised videos? Common sense suggests that they want users to engage with
> ads while on the platform, so that would at least have some algorithmic
> weighting (probably small though).  But also, I guess users are served ads
> other places in the interface so maybe they don't care that much? I guess
> there is no way of really knowing this unless YouTube have said, and even
> then, who knows.
> Just wondering if anyone had any thoughts!
> Sophie
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> Sophie Bishop
> PhD Candidate, Arts and Digital Industries, University of East London
> www.sophiebishop.co.uk | @sophiehbishop
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