YouTube Removes 2 Billion Fake Views From Three Major Label Channels

YouTube has cracked down on phony views, recently stripping three major record companies who were in question of view manipulation. The labels were Universal Music Group, Sony/BMG, and RCA Records where YouTube removed more than 2 billion fake views. The Daily Dot reports that Universal Music’s artists took the biggest hit, losing one billion of its seven billion views. This means the channels for artists such as will.i.am and Nicki Minaj took major losses in their view counts. Sony/BMG and RCA also lost 850 million and 159 million views as well. Furthermore, each label’s YouTube page now boasts a thin selection of ...

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