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YouTube removing new subscribers, thinks it is spam
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Hello.

I run a fairly small music channel, up until yesterday less than 200 subscribers.

Today, my music got featured on a huge YouTube channel, which resulted in me getting lots of new subscribers, views and comments, in a short time (much more than I usually get)

YouTube probably seems to think these are spam new subscribers are spam, and is constantly pulling them back (I was at 208, now I'm at 201, and every time the number goes up YouTube pulls it back down).
I don't believe this a case of sub then unsub (because of the reasons mentioned above), though it's impossible to know for certain, but since YouTube isn't transparent at all about how their "algorithms" work, I can't help but wonder.

I'm writing this to know if it's ever happened to anyone before, and if it will liked be normalized in the next few days, and hopefully fixed (getting all these new subscribers back).

Is there any way I can contact YouTube to explain the situation and make it clear that these are NOT spam accounts or bots? I tried reaching out to them directly, but apparently only partners can get any kind of support, so I'm resorting to asking here in the community.

This is the first time I've gotten this much exposure, and it would really hurt my channel growth if all those new subscribers went to waste because of some automated algorithm. 

I mean, maybe it could be, that it's just not updating in time, and I'm worrying too much? But I still thought I'd ask, maybe someone has been through a similar situation.

Thank you!
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Fluctuations in subscriber count is normal, and the reason you're seeing this is because being featured on a big channel usually leads to a big spike in subscribers, some of which drop upon audit.
 
YouTube's algorithm is not based on rate of subscription, and looks at many factors to determine if the subscribers are legitimate or not. Regardless, they're not actually unsubscribed, just removed from the count, so if a real person was removed from your count, they would still see your content as normal.
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Hello Sir The Same Problem Is With Me Too. You Guys Think That The Subscribers Are Spam And You Are removing them and the count too . And sir they are subscribed to me i mean they are in the notification that this person subscribed . the person in my notification are about 20 or something i dont know but they are greater than 10 or 15 so , but the subscribers count isnt increased , mean on the undername where you wrote the subscribers there the same number 43 which was months ago and when these guys subscribed me the count didnt increase and was on till now on 43 ??? Why Sir
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This has happened to my channel as well as another called Zander Justice, who is my friend and partner! i sent all my subs to go sub to him and he hit 146, however shortly after all of them we're removed and i had hit 132 an the same thing happened. I checked to see if they we're bots but they weren't! so my big question is why? is YouTube trying to kill off new channels so only big money making channels remain? Cause if this is the case i'm sticking around and not giving up cause this is my dream and i'm gonna live it! but if anyone has a answer or want's to help please either sub to help me or see if you can find a solution for why youtube is doing this! -LWG
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My subscribers count became 0.why?
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Today i hitted 5.000 subscribers , exactly 5.009. And they downgrade it to 4977 and it keep going! They removed more subscribers than the start of the day. I hate it! Broken system...

FIX THIS YOUTUBE
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This happen to me many times at first I had,105subs,now it's 99 I don't know why YouTube is doing like this second one happened to me  yesterday.i had 120 subs now it's 115 what is wrong
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Same here! I dont understand  why its always minus 10 from my actual  subscribers
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My subscriber count is stuck at 66 and every new subscriber on my channel is with held and placed as spam subscribers lost. How can i fix this issue?
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The same thing happened to me also sir.I had 30 subscribers in my channel but the next it's showing as 13 subscribers.

Please help me guys !!
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They are not spam subscribes. My friends are subscribing but number of subscribers just freeze on 156.so frustrated
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