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Update on New Comments System

By The YouTube Team

After we released the new comments rating feature two weeks ago, you voiced some consistent concerns on the YouTube blog, in e-mails to us, and in videos. Our goal is to always improve YouTube based upon the needs of the community so we've made some changes – many of them based directly on your feedback – and will continue to look at how we can improve this feature.

- The "View All Comments" page has been changed back to show comments in chronological order (from oldest to newest).

- Links included in e-mail notifications you receive when a new comment has been posted to your video are being improved so that they take you to the correct page on the "View All Comments" page.

- Remember: you can choose which comments you want displayed, based on their overall ratings, on all video Watch pages. You can always choose to show all comments regardless of their ratings. Just use the pulldown menu near the comments section on the Watch page.

- In the near future, we'll make comment ratings a feature that the video creators can turn on or off for their uploaded videos.

Keep letting us know what we can do to make reading and making comments as easy and efficient as possible.

And, as always, thanks for speaking up and letting us know your candid thoughts.

The YouTube Team