Haifa Wehbe disables VEVO dislikes, comments over social media outrage

The Lebanese singer and actress Haifa Wehbe has recently joined Vevo as one of the most notable singers in the Middle East. Joining VEVO is one of Haifa Haifa Wehbe’s most significant achievements, as she’s the first Arabian singer to join the World’s number one digital music platform.

Haifa’s first hit music song on Vevo – Breathing You In

Haifa’s ‘Breathing You In’ Social Media Stats

14th of April, Haifa released her song “Breathing You In” on VEVO. The video got +600K views on youtube in less than 48 hours, 30K interactions on Facebook (since the launch), and 5K tweets in both Arabic & English.

So, Why did Haifa Disable Comments & Dislikes on Her Latest/First VEVO Video?

Haifa’s feedback was very disappointing, making her social media team disable comments and likes/dislikes on YouTube! The video got over 2.5K dislikes in less than 48 hours with mass negative comments. Unfortunately, we couldn’t record that as a reference in our report. However, sample comments are displayed on Facebook and Twitter, clearly telling us why that action was taken. Haifa disabled comments and dislikes after 2.5K dislikes and mass negative comments.

A metric such as “YouTube Dislike” is something you can’t fake. That explains why Haifa disabled the youtube dislikes.

Haifa, you cannot remove everything, social media said.

It wasn’t different on Twitter.

Below are sample tweets from different keywords we chose after filtering the stereotyped tweets: Sample negative tweets – Haifa Wehbe Breathing You In. The above isn’t a sentiment analysis; it’s just an indicator of why Haifa disabled the ability to comment like/dislike the on YouTube.

Why it’s a no-no to do that?

You cannot shut down people’s voices online if people have negative feedback on you. That’s an indicator of two things, the first, you’re being noticed, the second, your work isn’t good enough, and you need to reconsider what you are doing.
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