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I used to play say Five Finger Death Punch video and it would recommend a few more 5FDP videos then it would recommend say Godsmack, okay that made sense and was even helpful. Now it will play the video I ask for and maybe two or three more than run off the rails and recommend Katy Perry?

Even better Friday I watched Eli, then Barnacules and out of nowhere it suggested I might like how to install a stand-up shower from someone I never heard of.

Anyone else notice this, it has been suggested it is because I use Linux but that makes no sense to me? Firefox and Chrome should have nothing to do with my O/S.

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I’ve been getting weird recommendations.  I wonder if Youtube is trying to throw in some random videos to see if they can get folks to expand the channels they watch.

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My wife likes Godsmack, not really my cup of tea. I guess it might be Youtube changing their algorithm to direct us towards more ‘favourable’ (advertiser friendly, non-controversial) content. I expect coca-cola or microsoft would rather advertise on a Katy Perry video than on death metal. Although if that is the case, it’s rather clumsy.