Blame Me For YouTube’s ‘Dislike’ Option. But Now I’m Glad They’re Removing It.
In 2010, It Almost Disappeared But Then I Put My, Err, Thumb On The Scale
“This isn’t Disneyland,” I insisted while challenging our team’s recommendation that we remove the Thumbs Down (Dislike) button off the YouTube Watch Page during its 2010 redesign. “We’re. Not. Hulu.”
The Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down feedback options had already replaced YouTube’s Original Five Star rating system. After not surprisingly finding that the…