YouTube will be clearing away the spam accounts soon. Therefore, it has already informed people that they might lose a significant number of subscribers from their channels.
As per an announcement by the YouTube help forum, this procedure will begin from December 13 to 14. It elaborated that the website frequently checks if the accounts are valid. After finding out about the spam accounts it has decided to remove them. This will cause a decrease in the creators’ subscriber count as all the spam subscribers will be gone.
A representative from YouTube further explained that the purpose of removing spam accounts is to make sure a genuine community is created. This will involve the real subscribers that the YouTubers gain by working hard. The representative claimed that they were able to figure out the existence of these spams through various technologically advanced techniques. It is due to these fake accounts that make people seem a lot popular than they really are.
These spam accounts do not just subscribe to one account but several others at the same time. This makes it less suspicious because other channels also gain subscribers apart from the one that intentionally attained them. So the purchasing channel does not make it look obvious.
As the spam subscribers do not regularly watch the videos so it will not affect the watch time. A notification banner will be shown to all those channels that lose spam subscribers, in YouTube Studio or Classic Creator Studio.
The channels that will lose more than a thousand subscribers due to the removal of spam account, their subscribers will be deleted from the program.