YouTube Is Finally Giving Viewers More Control Over Their Feed

YouTube Channel Blocking

YouTube Channel Blocking

These could be videos related to the one you're watching, videos published by the same channel, or other topics which may be of interest to you.

YouTube has copped a lot of flak lately over the inappropriate content its algorithms have been recommending to users, leading the platform to update its policies regarding videos that promote superiority and discrimination, ban 'harmful or dangerous' prank videos and disable comments on videos featuring children.

YouTube is ready to give you new controls over the content it suggests to you over the coming days, plus they'll start sharing more information about why they are making suggestions.

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YouTube said it will let users override automated recommendations after criticism over how the online video service suggests and filters toxic clips.

Users will now be able to tell YouTube to stop suggesting videos from a particular channel by tapping the three-dot menu next to a video on the homepage or Up Next, then choosing "Don't recommend channel". You've been able to mark videos as uninteresting for a long time, but this option is more explicit.

Finally, if you've wondered where YouTube cooks up all of the random suggestions it serves, a new box at the bottom will help explain. It just removes that specific channel from recommendations, that's all. This new feature is available globally on the YouTube app for iOS today, and will be available on Android and desktop soon. It will be available for signed-in users in English on the YouTube app for Android and will be available on iOS, desktop and other languages soon. This feature hits iOS today with Android and desktop to follow.

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