PewDiePie seems to have misplaced his verification on YouTube after the platform rolled out controversial new modifications – and other people positively aren’t completely satisfied.
YouTube lately introduced the change to their verification system, reasoning in a submit that: ‘As YouTube has grown and become more complex, we need a new way to verify the identity of channels and help you find the official channel you’re searching for.’
The change to the system has resulted in some massive names showing to lose their coveted gray tick – together with PewDiePie.
Fans of the prime YouTuber, who lately hit 100 million subscribers, have been baffled as his tick seems to have disappeared on the cellular app, however remains to be round when utilizing YouTube on desktop.
To put it merely, nobody is aware of what on earth is occurring.
‘BRUHHHH @pewdiepie GOT UNVERIFIED,’ one shocked fan wrote on Twitter, with one other including: ‘Youtube goes out of their technique to make a novel ‘play button’ memento when Pewdiepie hit 100 million subs. They additionally simply unverified him in final night time’s modifications.’
However, others are claiming that the Swedish star showing to lose his tick is solely a glitch on the cellular app, with even YouTube’s official channel seemingly dropping its verification on the app.
Meanwhile, some massive names have been talking out towards the change, with JackSepticEye urging his fellow creators: ‘Everyone getting unverified on YT as we speak. It’s a slap within the face however strive not let it get to you and demotivate you. Keep creating and making cool s***’.
Beauty guru James Charles added: ‘I’m actually sorry to the creators who’re being unverified on @YouTube as we speak. This resolution is basically pointless and it’s one more change not a single person requested for.
‘PLEASE know that you are still valid as a creator and I hope that a stupid checkmark doesn’t discourage you!’
YouTubers who’ve ‘lost their verification’ acquired an electronic mail, telling them: ‘We realise this might be disappointing, but we believe that these updates will make channel verification more consistent for users and creators across YouTube.’
YouTube later clarified: ‘No one misplaced a verification badge as we speak–If you acquired an electronic mail that your channel will not be verified, this was simply a sophisticated discover & you’ll be able to enchantment.
‘The checkmark has never appeared on YouTube mobile channel pages (this will be added soon).’
Metro.co.uk has contacted YouTube for remark.
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