About a year ago PewDiePie, the most subscribed YouTube content creator uploaded a video in which stated that he was turning off the comments on his videos from then on because of all the spam. This news spread like fire and in a few days there were hundreds of websites reporting this decision. PewDiePie provided an alternate forum on his website for people to comment, which was much better moderated.
Earlier today, A new video went up on PewDiePie’s channel (shown below) where he stated that he has now, as an experiment, restarted the YouTube comments. During the time the comments were turned off there have been several improvements in the comments section but it still has a long way to go. He said that the comments were a direct mean of interaction and he missed them, so he made this decision.
Now, only time will tell if this ‘experiment’ works or not.