Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tech News

YouTube’s ‘like’ button isn’t broken, it’s just hiding

Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge

If you’ve tried smashing YouTube’s “like” button today, you might’ve noticed that the thumbs-up icon just… disappears. As spotted earlier by 9to5Google, the like counter still goes up when you press it, but what’s left is just an empty gray space where the thumbs-up icon should be.

It seems like this is a widespread issue. Several users, including myself and my colleagues, have spotted the vanishing like button across several YouTube videos and in different web browsers. Despite this, the dislike button still works fine.

Image: The Verge

In a support page published Tuesday afternoon, YouTube says the like button “isn’t working as intended” and that it’s looking into the issue. It also confirms that the thumbs-up…

Continue reading…

You May Also Like

Business

Is being nice holding you back at work? One viral TikTok has young workers up in arms about the perils of being pleasant in...

Tech News

Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Microsoft is starting to improve the experience of downloading Windows store apps from the web. The software...

World News

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) found himself in the most unusual place Thursday. He was the man in the middle, literally and figuratively, standing in...

Tech News

Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Linux, the most widely used open source operating system in the world, narrowly escaped a massive...