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YouTube Changes its Algorithm for Creators

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At Catalyst Mints, we’ve noticed that YouTube has been boosting some creators while others fall to the wayside. It’s no secret that YouTube has been finely tuning its video display algorithm, silently shifting video results around based upon the current needs of the website. Lately, there’s been big discussion from YouTube giants – PewDiePie, h3h3, and Jacksepticeye included – about YouTube changes that could be modifying the way videos are presented.

Part of this is from the ongoing, known shift to a minutes watched-based approach to YouTube channel and video rankings, but other, lesser-known changes are also changing search and suggested results. The changes mean that some channels could fall off, while others rise; this is typical of YouTube, and is how channel ‘types’ rise and fall on a somewhat regular basis.

Post-Valentine's Day Sale - Use Code 'Love' for 15% Discount

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Valentine's Day is a time to celebrate those we care about and spend time with family, friends, and loved ones. The Catalyst Team did exactly that - we spent the day working hard to be closest to those we love - customers and fans like you! You seriously mean the world to us, and are the reason why we have been growing and expanding so quickly. 2017 has already been huge for us, and we are planning on accomplishing great things in the rest of the year.

For now, to celebrate our love for you, we have created coupon code 'LOVE' that will give you a 15% discount on all of our energy mints and gear. From now through Sunday, February 19th, use this code either in your cart or at checkout to apply the discount to your entire order. Visit our store today, and load up your cart with the items you love!

Using Catalyst Nootropics to Increase Productivity, Focus, and Energy

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The modern world doesn’t much allow for a slowdown. Best case, you normally have to work twice as hard just to take a short vacation or break. Nootropics like Catalyst Mints can help sustain a higher productivity, reduce drowsiness at work, and keep focus so that you can get through your day faster.

Nootropics are cognitive enhancers that can help with overall cognitive functioning and memory, and have lately been blowing up as a way to better focus brainpower on the task at hand. Getting work done more efficiently, without all those little breaks for reddit, means getting home sooner and having more time to unwind. Unfortunately, many nootropics are not safe, contain strange research chemicals, and are made in unregulated locations. Catalyst Mints are the only nootropic that is made in the United States in an FDA registered facility from natural and healthy vitamins, adaptogens, amino acids, and stimulants.

Is YouTube Unsubscribing People Automatically?

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YouTube’s lately been plagued with an “unsubscribe” glitch of sorts, which the company itself has denied as existing or showing evidence of existence. The glitch is pretty straight-forward:

A user is subscribed to a channel and receives content updates through push notifications

The user views a video from a channel thought to be subscribed

The user realizes that the “unsubscribe” button (indicating an active subscription) is now listed as a “subscribe” button. This means that the user is not subscribed.

In our brief testing, it seems that YouTube may have some merit to its statements. Although the button reverts to its unsubscribed graphic, we were still receiving push notifications for channels thought to be unsubscribed. It seems that this may be purely graphical, as the channel content is still going out to users.



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