YouTube Insight HotSpots

decibel.places's picture

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The Insight section on YouTube displays a "HotSpots" graph to show you which points in the vid keep the audience and which ones lose them.

My video has nearly 4000 views and an almost-5 star rating, however the HotSpots graph has always been in the below the average, meaning pretty much that most people do not watch the whole thing... it's only 2:41

YouTube hotspots

The tail end is interesting, I roll credits, then I have about 15 seconds of recap content after the credits - but looks like a lot of people ditch when the credits are on.

It has been reported lately that the Insight section is not working properly (Discovery is broken), so I wonder if anybody else has seen a HotSpots graph in the above average territory?

I had to replace a copyrighted soundtrack with a YouTube library song, I am curious to see how that may affect the HotSpots...

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JohnnyD's picture

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Very interesting stuff here. I never really put much thought into this stuff as I don't have much content on yutube anymore. Or should I say I don't put much more on there.

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I put a video once ( a parody of the wii), and my hotspot was over average the whole time, although on another vid it was below the whole time.

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Joined: Sep 2010

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