YouTube Comments Column is the main discussion place for their users. However, the comment column becomes the face of various expressions of hatred and other negative things.
Therefore, Youtube tries to hide the video comment column by default from the user’s view. Comments on the video can still be read, but the user must press a special block to bring them up.
YouTube Comments: Tested in India
Quoted from The Verge, the existence of YouTube comments buttons is known from screenshots circulating in cyberspace. It is located between the dislike, share, and save to buttons. Comments on the video can be seen immediately by scrolling through the list of recommended videos.
Another alternative is to hide the comment column named looking for comments. This button appears at the end of the recommendation video. The mechanism to hide comments is being tested in the Indian region.
Youtube might hide the comments by default in the future. However, Youtube has not been able to provide certainty regarding this matter.
“Hiding comments is one of a series of trials we did. We will consider rolling it widely based on the responses obtained, “explained Youtube.