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YouTube puts an end to the ‘reply girls’ reign of spam

Effective Sept. 12, YouTube will no longer allow video responses, a feature that users have long manipulated for pageviews and profit. 

On Aug 28, 2013 by Gaby Dunn

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Confessions of a reply girl: Alejandra Gaitan bares all

You’ve seen her response videos. Now learn why the 24-year-old college dropout manipulated YouTube’s algorithms and sparked a site-wide controversy. 

On May 16, 2012 by Fruzsina Eördögh

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Why YouTube’s reply girls are here to stay

Where there’s a will–and financial incentive–there’s a way for the cleavage-baring reply girls to manipulate YouTube’s system.

On May 8, 2012 by Fruzsina Eördögh

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Reply girls return: YouTube’s attempts to stop suggestive spam have failed

Tittiepocalypse is back. With a vengeance.

On Apr 30, 2012 by Fruzsina Eördögh

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Framed by Bots! Inside a YouTube scandal

Dire Boris was booted on YouTube. The commenting duo say they were framed by their enemy, a reply girl.

On Apr 6, 2012 by Fruzsina Eördögh

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YouTube seeks to shut down reply girls

An algorithm emphasizes time spent on the site over clicks. Will this end Tittiepocalypse?

On Mar 14, 2012 by Fruzsina Eördögh

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YouTube reply girl Megan Lee Heart says she was just kidding

Those bosomy, content-free responses to popular videos? All a big prank, says one prominent reply girl. She’s not the only one quitting the spammy genre.

On Mar 6, 2012 by Fruzsina Eördögh

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The end is nigh for YouTube’s reply girls

YouTube plans to treat reply girls as spam and revamp its related video algorithm accordingly. 

On Mar 1, 2012 by Fruzsina Eördögh

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