The last couple of memes I submitted had a combined views of 15. Imgflip made it more difficult to have your memes seen.

The last couple of memes I submitted had a combined views of 15. Imgflip made it more difficult to have your memes seen. | I DON'T LIKE THE NEW VERSION OF IMGFLIP ALMOST NO ONE SEES YOUR MEMES ANYMORE | image tagged in memes,confession bear,imgflip | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
16,062 views, 159 upvotes, Made by SpursFanFromAround 7 months ago memesconfession bearimgflip
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24 ups, 2 replies
Captain Picard Facepalm Meme | MAYBE THEY ARE COUNTING THE # OF EYES THAT VIEW IT AND THE SITE HAS BEEN TAKEN OVER BY CYCLOPS | image tagged in memes,captain picard facepalm | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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Roll Safe Think About It Meme | . | image tagged in memes,roll safe think about it | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
lol!
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7 ups, 2 replies
Now I'm getting 8+ hour submission times. I knew I shouldn't have commented on this stupid meme, now I'm on a blacklist. I HATE YOU SPURS!!! lol
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Roll Safe Think About It Meme | PREPARE FOR HILLARY   TO PUT A HIT ON YOU THAT'S HAPPENS WHEN YOU COMPLAIN ABOUT THE POWERS THAT BE | image tagged in memes,roll safe think about it | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
I almost slipped on some ice the day this meme was made. Coincidence? I think not.
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I would reply to this comment, but I've already, mysteriously, had an untimely death.
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Blank Nut Button Meme | BANANA PEEL! | image tagged in memes,blank nut button | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
I bet it was secret agent Ben Ghazi that did it!
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22 ups
Here's a view and an upvote :)
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21 ups, 3 replies
What has been changed? Do you know?
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27 ups, 1 reply
Just my theory, I think imgflip changed the way views are counted sometime after the Viral pages experiment ended mid January 2018.

I think in the older code, if a user scrolled by your meme in Latest or Hot, that counted as a view. Appears that now views only count if a user "enters" a creation, ie where they can comment or reply.

If that is the way views are counted now, a user could upvote while scrolling past (without "entering") thus more upvotes than views are possible, as well as high upvote to view ratios, both of which I have seen a lot of since mid January.
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4 ups
That makes so much sense now....
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16 ups, 1 reply
The viewing algorithm has changed. There are nowhere near as many views as there once was, with memes getting 5-50 views in most cases, unless it somehow gains steam and makes it to the top pages. AndrewFinlayson might be on to something, but I really don't know for sure.
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9 ups, 3 replies
So how come the Imgflip "powers that be" are never forthright (or accountable) for anything concerning their website? I mean, even on other social media websites, there's some kind of spokesperson that is always available (and accountable) to answer questions and be responsible to its viewers and users. I think it's abnormal for viewers (or users) of a website such as Imgflip to be constantly walking around scratching theirs heads as to what the mechanics of the site are and how everything works. Actually, I think it's irresponsible. I mean, what is this.....the Wizard of Oz?
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7 ups, 4 replies
I agree 100%. On the feedback page it clearly states, that if you'd like a response to your issue, to include your email address. I've contacted them a couple times (granted, I'm still pretty new to imgflip) and have yet to get a response. So, I guess that is kind of irresponsible. Not a very good way to serve your constituents.
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3 ups
You would think they'd answer you with a meme! :D
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1 up
You are new. But yet doing better then me.
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1 up, 1 reply
ConstitueWHA?
Your're utilizing a free site - the best of its kind, mind you - and you're complaining? Maybe do YOUR part and show some gratitude.

I'll best you're middle aged or older, because on this site, the biggest entitled whiners are the older ones, not the kids as would be expected. Gosh damn.
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2 ups
I'll bet* (typo on mine)

Sadly, the ones that make the biggest deal about such are old enough to have kids old enough to know better.
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3 ups, 1 reply
I've brought this up several times in the past. It frustrates me.
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4 ups
At least create a FAQ or HELP button?
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4 ups, 1 reply
Scarlett Johansson could soooo get it. I would drink that girl's bath water. lol
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3 ups
She is most enticing.
That blase expression is priceless. That and another of her from The Spirit are templates I often use.
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8 ups, 1 reply
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5 ups, 2 replies
Some people are really sensitive about people pointing out the fact that they've seen the meme they made before. X)
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5 ups, 2 replies
I can definitely relate to you InarenCorp. I've posted memes before (albeit with different templates) and posted them and they went nowhere. But then, someone else (someone in the top ten or whatever) comes along and posts the same meme and it makes the front page with a different template! Favoritism? I'd like to think this is not so. But you never know because there is never any "spokesperson" available on Imgflip's website to explain the mechanics of how everything works. It's frustrating. I guess you just take your chances? I mean, let's just say that on Facebook, if you ever had any questions concerning anything about the mechanics of that website, there are a million things that you can click on to find out how to navigate that site. Ultimately, I whole heartily think that the website known as IMGFLIP (and those powers that be) need to be more interactive with the users that correspond and "use" their website. Questions? Replies?
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2 ups
Yeah. I agree with all that I think. Although I believe there is less favoritism and more recognition difficulty. People always see the popular users' memes and so they make the front page. Since they do they get more and more popular.
That's why I said an Imgflip president should be voted for. He would post links on his memes/streme of no-name users images he liked. That way everyone would look at his stuff and see more funny memes of less known 'flippers.
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0 ups
Memers showing favoritism for their favorites is so unfair!

There should be a "spokeperson" to put our memes on the front page to teach these jerks a lesson!
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2 ups, 1 reply
If they state that it's borrowed and don't do it often, I have no problem with it.

But when they deny it, some even posting THE meme they found instead of copying it, goodness.
The Mods have been cracking down on that lately. One established memer, Swiggys_back, is threatening to leave claiming they're trolling him for busting him on this (he says they are old ones he had made elsewhere). Another, MemesMasterProductions, is currently 'warring' with me because he keeps losing memes doing it, yet thinks I'm to blame somehow simply because I posted him a link to another explaining why it happened.

Do these people not have pride?
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2 ups, 1 reply
People whine and say I'm a "repost whiner" when I point out I've seen a meme before so I don't think it's funny. I've stopped that that while because I think someone asked me to stop, but it's funny that people get so offended when I say they reposted.
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3 ups
Same here, the front page is full of it, many of the popular memers do it, no one's gonna stop doing it, so I leave it be.
But if the subject gets brought up and they blatantly lie in defense, I will jump in. I've even Googled the original and posted it (some of the reposted stolen ones still bear the watermark of origin) a couple of times.
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15 ups
This is the front page with only 35 views what the
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14 ups
Agreed,
I've seen memes with more upvotes than views
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14 ups, 1 reply
:D
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15 ups, 3 replies
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8 ups
Haha
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9 ups, 2 replies
I think mine is just because people think my memes suck! LMAO !!!!! ;)
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6 ups
Yeah, right. I highly doubt that.
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8 ups, 1 reply
Not bad, a front page not seen meme meme lol :)
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6 ups
I've submitted a meme about this in the past. Memes that are funny and original don't get seen and rarely do well (for me anyway), while memes that talk about my memes not doing well or mention Imgflip in any way, get to the top hot pages. This one is no different. lol
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7 ups
The sharing process is messed up now too! They don't come out when trying to share to FB.
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7 ups
imgflip.com/i/2611bf?lerp=1520564721438
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7 ups
Good meme. Enjoying this thread. Ups! :)
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6 ups, 1 reply
View counts are just lagging. They are always an estimation anyway rather than a perfect count. You can thank Cloudflare for the view lagging, their new API has problems!
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7 ups, 2 replies
We will be fixing this though, just to be clear.
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4 ups
YAY! Thanks for letting us know.
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5 ups
That's no problem for me because I never got any views anyways
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5 ups
Kidding !
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5 ups, 1 reply
I keep seeing 0 views, 1 upvote, which makes it even stranger!
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3 ups
There is a method to seeing memes before they feature. That was possible long before any of the recent changes.
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5 ups, 1 reply
Yea I've been experiencing this too, half of my memes I upload in a week barely get above 100 views because of this. I'm not too sure why. Maybe because I'm not that popular of a user but oh well, either that or I'll just have to try harder.
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2 ups
The struggle is real.
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4 ups
upvote man
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4 ups
It's a shame, I rarely get views as well.
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4 ups, 2 replies
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1 up
Same here. I guess random 'flips' are more effective than being featured. But HOW CAN TRHAT BE?

+1 for your observation. :-)
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1 up
Yeah same thing. I don't even know how anyone other than and admin can view an unfeatured meme unless you give them the link. Weird.
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3 ups, 1 reply
I remember a couple months ago they added a “Viral” meme section. Why’d that get taken down? Now all we have is “hot” and “latest.
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1 up
It was a nice feature. Not sure why they got rid of it so quickly.
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3 ups, 1 reply
You must be looking for upvotes after that comment?
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3 ups
No. Just pointing out the fact I don't like the new view count on Imgflip.
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3 ups, 1 reply
WOW! You are courageous to bring it up, but I agree.
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2 ups
That's a loose statement. lol
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2 ups
I'm seeing the same thing. Lots of mine get fewer than 20 views. But it seems the upvotes are similar to what they were before, and I'm seeing lots of times that I get more upvotes than views. Either the counters are screwed to heck, or it's correct that scrolling and not opening a meme no longer counts. If that's the case than it really makes to difference I guess as far as who see it and not or how much traction it gets. It's really weird though.
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2 ups
I don't even understand it - I am trying to make a picture now....very disappointing now.
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2 ups
Lol
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2 ups
I'm guessing they're trying to make the view counter more accurate, because I doubt 5000 people have seen my month old memes. That's just my guess though. ;P
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3 ups
Sometimes they also retract featured memes; I've suspected this was often after lots of down votes. But since they cut back on the ones they feature there've been fewer retracted memes, perhaps since they never feature them in the first place.
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3 ups
Ha ha ha! (Reading all the comments, by the way)
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2 ups
so true
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2 ups, 1 reply
Honestly I don't really care. XD
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5 ups, 1 reply
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2 ups, 1 reply
Cuz when I saw this meme and these comments I couldn't stop laughing. Thx.
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3 ups, 2 replies
Upvoted your meme response.

Do we know how many 'points' that is worth? Is there a list of different point values available anywhere?
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3 ups, 1 reply
30 points for upvoted comments, 40 points for upvoted memes.
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3 ups
Thanks for the info.

I just added another 30 points for your answer. ;-p
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0 ups
Yes there is, socrates put this list together a while back with help from some imgflip users. imgflip.com/i/1e4lo8
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2 ups, 1 reply
Sorry trying to keep a straight face.
I gave up on points a couple weeks after I started an account on here. I've been here longer than most, although not always as a user.
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3 ups, 2 replies
You know I was being sarcastic, right? lol.
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2 ups
Yeah I know. :)

Make fun of people week!
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2 ups, 1 reply
A week starting Sunday so people will stop being so serious and just jokingly mock each other.
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3 ups, 1 reply
Sounds like a fun idea. Imgflip roasts.
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1 up
Views are working again. This meme is suddenly close to 11,000, and others on the site have increased by thousands in just a few hours. I guess imgflip are now actively promoting the memes on social media sites.
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1 up, 1 reply
This meme has 13,200 views. I beg to differ.
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1 up
Not when I submitted it.
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1 up
I;m facing the same issue. What exactly happened?
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2 ups, 2 replies
Viewed and upvoted.

Are there new owners? Do they read people's comments?

Is there any way to be heard, besides voting with your feet?
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2 ups
Hi
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1 up
I only know of a couple of MODS.

imgflip.com/user/acuity12
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