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YouTube is attempting to clamp down on “dislike attacks.”

On every YouTube video, there is a set of two buttons users can press to publicly like or dislike the video. The number of users that like or dislike are displayed next to the buttons, switching to approximations as the numbers enter the thousands. For a while now, channels have had the ability to hide their like and dislike numbers in case they don’t want potential viewers to be influenced by them, but it seems YouTube is looking to make that option a permanent change.

YouTube announced earlier this week that they have begun rolling out a change to the site’s framework. Going forward, all dislike counts will be kept private on all videos, though like counts will still be visible. The dislike button will still be clickable, and channel owners can see dislike counts on the back end of the channels. This is being done in an effort to to reduce targeted harassment efforts from people or groups who mass-dislike videos to make them less appealing. YouTube researchers claim this method is the best way to prevent these kinds of attacks from working.

“Our experiment data showed a reduction in dislike attacking behavior. We also heard directly from smaller creators and those just getting started that they are unfairly targeted by this behavior — and our experiment confirmed that this does occur at a higher proportion on smaller channels,” the site said in a press release.

This decision has been met with skepticism from many claiming that while targeted dislike efforts do exist, removing the count entirely is akin to censorship. Other have expressed concern that removing the dislike count will make it more difficult to stay away from low-quality, misinformed videos. As of writing, YouTube has not commented on these concerns.