Ah, the Trending tab. But thanks to data scientist Ammar Alyousfi , we now have a massive amount of data about every single video that hit the tab in , as well as corresponding conclusions about what qualities these videos tend to share. So if a video is considered trending for 3 days, then we believe it has more trending power and more trending characteristics than a video trending for 1 day only; thus, it should have more weight.
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Username or Email Address. Remember Me. So how does it work? Data scientist Ammar Alyousfi has been doing the hard work, analysing the data from those 70k videos to identify interesting patterns. Among the findings: some videos appeared on the trending list when they only had around 50, views; most trending videos have titles between 36 and 64 characters long and descriptions between and 1, characters long; on average videos take around one and a half days to appear on the trending tab for the first time; the average number of tags used is 21; and the most common objects in thumbnails for trending videos is a person. Some of this may sound obvious, and some of it may simply reflect general trends on YouTube — a comparison of how trending videos differed from non-trending ones would be required to understand that. Music Ally Ltd. Insight Countries Reports Sandbox.
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Trending aims to surface videos that a wide range of viewers would find interesting. Some trends are predictable, like a new song from a popular artist or a new movie trailer. Others are surprising, like a viral video. However, in India, Trending displays the same list of trending videos for each of the 9 most common Indic languages. The list of trending videos is updated roughly every 15 minutes. With each update, videos may move up, down, or stay in the same position in the list. Amongst the many great new videos on YouTube on any given day, Trending can only show a limited number.