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Why do YouTube views freeze at 301?

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Published on Jun 22, 2012

This glitch was finally "fixed" in August 2015, but may it live on in our hearts.
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This video's viewcount in August 2016 - 4.1 million

Numberphile pays a visit to YouTube and learns the secret behind one of the website's famous idiosyncrasies - why view counts on new videos often freeze at 301. Subscribe to numberphile for new videos about numbers every week.

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Comments • 33,358

zad fab
It's 2100 still this video stuck on 301 views
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Soa fa
See youtube is really drunk
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FrenchieFries
I love how YouTube froze the video views at 301 lol
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Fraser | iVexusHD
2018 - Still 301 views
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Random Stuff
This video will always be 301
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Hao Jie
Who knows this video views are more than Despacito XD
ThisisthebestPC
What if this is the most viewed video on youtube
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X Sert
Still 301 .-. in 2018
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Gaming & Tuturials
My Wish in Christmas is to get this video 302 Views
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Boone Play
DIS VID IS THE ONLY ONE LEFT THAT STILL FRIZZED AT 301 VIEWS
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