The biggest change for YouTube views came sometime ago when YouTube made the counter to stop at 301 views. This was happening so that YouTube could check for automated systems that would create fake views. But that was until now. YouTube ditches the 301+ flag for a system that would only count views from real people and provide much more up to date data.
We’re saying goodbye to 301+ and hello to more up-to-date video views. pic.twitter.com/33OQuOvxcs
— YouTube Creators (@YTCreators) August 5, 2015
Good job YouTube