YouTube is automatically deleting videos saying they’re ‘duplicate uploads’
Is YouTube deleting your uploaded videos as duplicate, without being commanded to? You may not be the only one facing this bug.
This problem was first reported on May 25, 2017, when many users put forward that YouTube’s deleting their videos considering them duplicates of the original uploads, something which users say is not true. Those who encountered unasked deletion of original videos get the following message
Google’s community Manager addressed users on May 25, 2017 saying
“Thanks for the reports! We are looking into this”.
Since then users are waiting for any further update on this issue, and meanwhile, error use-cases are continuously pouring in. It’s apparent that Google is aware of this issue and is likely working on the fix. If you are facing the same problem, keep checking this space as we’ll be the first one to update you on any further development.