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I’m a Rogue One! The Jay Dee Show 15

I took a bit of a holiday from videos this week. I still posted three, though. And they featured some reviews! However, they weren’t of books.

My main channel has been on vacation, and so has my vlog/science channel. Next week, I’ll be doing some channel trailers, though. Take a look at the videos for my main channel!

First up, I talked about the YouTube subscriber glitch. It’s a serious problem that has affected my channel, but it seems when I don’t upload, my subscriber count increases steadily. No drops, unless I upload.

Up next is my first movie review. It’s of the new Star Wars movie, Rogue One.

And then I did a review of an anime. I haven’t watched any for such a long time, so this is my return to watching anime occasionally. The review is for Attack on Titan.

Look forward to some big updates in the next week. My regular videos plus some channel trailers!

Which video did you like the most? Let me know!

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Hit By the YouTube Subscriber Glitch

Have you heard of the subscriber glitch on YouTube? In a nutshell, what happens is that the moment you upload a video, you lose subscribers. Many big YouTubers have been complaining about this for months. I didn’t complain about it, because it didn’t seem to affect me at all. I had solid subscriber growth. Until about a month ago, that is.

It seems that I lose subscribers as fast as I gain them, and the losses are almost always the very moment I upload a video. You think it may be because someone just didn’t like my video? That may be possible, but it’s happening to far too many people, and the decrease in subs happens the very moment videos are uploaded.

A couple weeks ago, another booktuber sent me a message, saying that she was no longer subscribed to my channel. However, she never unsubscribed from me. She was just suddenly unsubscribed. She subscribed again, and everything is fine. However, many of the people who are unsubscribed never notice it, especially if they watch videos from many different channels.

I personally haven’t noticed being unsubscribed from other channels. However, it’s very possible that I have been unsubscribed. I watch so many channels that it’s easy to miss just one or two.

This problem is something that YouTube seems to be just pushing aside and not properly addressing it. They’ve even commented that they don’t unsubscribe people from other channels. They say that if you’re subscribed, your subscription won’t be removed. But the thing is, people are being unsubscribed without their consent all the time! This is a problem for those who use YouTube for their main income. If they lose subscribers, they lose views. That lowers their revenue. Not good.

If you make YouTube videos, have you been noticing a sudden drop in subscribers when you upload videos? Let me know in the comments below.