Hello Insiders! Today we have our VP of Engineering, Cristos, here to answer your questions about the recommendation system.
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0:37 Question 1: Can you clarify watch time minutes vs retention as far as recommendations is concerned?
1:50 Question 2: How long does it take on average for a video to be picked up by the recommendation algorithm?
3:16 Question 3: Why do I get recommendations from huge channels I am not subscribed to?
4:27 Subs feed vs Home feed
8:54 Question 4: How do subscriptions influence recommendations, if at all?
9:00 Question 5: What is the view to sub percentage required to be recommended in the first place?
11:56 What is one thing you wish creators knew about how the recommendation system works?
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