YouTube Slashes Two Billion ‘Fake Views’ Of Music Video Channels, Including Beyonce And Chris Brown

YouTube statistics analysts at SocialBlade recorded the dramatic loss of views, after YouTube conducted an audit of its viewing figures to combat hackers building the numbers of views or likes on a YouTube video.

Beyonce’s YouTube channel has lost its ‘fake views’

Record companies representing stars like Rihanna, Justin Biber and Alicia Keys may not be as popular as they hoped – as YouTube wiped two billion “fake views” from their channels on the site video sharing site.

According to The Daily Dot, Universal Music’s artists lost the most views, including singers such as and Nicki Minaj, as the company lost one billion of its seven billion views.

Sony and artists like Rita Ora and Labrinth lost 850 million views.

Sony/BMG now has a tiny total number of views, a mere 2.3 million.

The Daily Dot reported that other notable channels affected include the ones belonging to Michael Jackson, Chris Brown, Beyoncé, and Avril Lavigne.


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