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When someone replies to my comment on YouTube, I get a notification. But, when I view what has been posted, and I even reply to it, the notification is still there!

This is the part of the website I'm talking about:

comment notification on youtube

After some time, however, it does clear, but not all of it, and I'm not sure what triggers it.

I can go to the actual inbox, and delete everything, then indeed it does disappear, but why doesn't it disappear when I view them in the "comments" section of my inbox?

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Same issue here! –  Fogest Jun 3 '12 at 21:09
    
Seems more like an intended feature, it would be noticed as it seems to be quite a big issue... –  jco Jun 3 '12 at 21:16
    
youtube.com/watch?v=t3ZoZcAs64Q I made a video addressing this problem, please pardon my little intro in the beginning :P –  user28773 Nov 8 '12 at 9:09
    
This works, thank you. I honestly don't understand how can they keep such a bug alive so long... –  jco Nov 8 '12 at 9:43
    
Please update your answer, the video link is dead. –  phwd Nov 9 '12 at 13:27

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You may have two logins with your account—e.g. you may have Chrome and IE and have logged into them both at the same time; doesn't matter if one screen is closed because you are logged in online.

If it still doesn't work, I can’t help you but when I started to use Chrome, I had my YouTube on IE still logged in and the inbox notifications wouldn't go away until I looked at them as well as the ones on Chrome. After you do that, log off your leased used browser and that's it. This is just my experience.

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I am logged in on a couple of machines and mobile phones, but this isn't logical: it shouldn't matter. Computers just don't work that way, they would explicitly have to check what am I using and then update their database accordingly, and this makes no sense. But I'll try it and see... –  jco Jul 8 '12 at 11:50
    
just wondering did it work? –  COREY_1993 Jul 10 '12 at 13:04

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