posted on May, 9 2013 @ 10:28 PM
They aren't trying to get people to watch them.
Youtube recommends videos based on the videos you've recently watched. And typically it recommends videos that have a lot of views or are popular.
So if you watch an official story video of Boston, you may be recommended to watch a conspiracy one, since they both pertain to the same thing.
Especially if the video has a high amount of views.
And it's the same with any other type of video. If I watch a music video, it'll recommend simliair videos to the music video I watched. I'm
guessing it works off of keywords/tags in order to show people something they may want to watch.
So, their not doing it purposely, the search engine for youtube simply recommends videos that share the same keywords/tags as the videos you've