The Surprising Truth About YouTube’s Algorithm: It Doesn’t Care About Consistency!

Derek Johnson
3 min readJan 1, 2023
Photo by Christian Wiediger on Unsplash

The YouTube algorithm is a complex system that determines which videos are shown to users and in what order they are presented. While many creators strive to be consistent in their content and upload schedule in order to please the algorithm and grow their audience, the truth is that the algorithm does not prioritize consistency. In fact, there are…

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Derek Johnson

Philosopher | AI Engineering | Formally @ Apple & Amazon