What does (number) in the YouTube tab mean?

A number is starting to appear in YouTube Tab title recently like in the image (686) What does it mean? It’s also increasing day by day.

YouTube Tab Title

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A number is starting to appear in YouTube Tab title – what does it mean?

It’s apparently yet another unannounced change made by Google/ YouTube and the numbers in the brackets in the browsers tab apparently indicate how many comments/ posts you currently have on YouTube which you have not yet read/ checked…

Source There is a number next to my YouTube tab that keeps appearing


So how can I remove it?

  1. sign in to your YouTube account
  2. click on the bell icon (top right side in YouTube)
  3. click on the gear icon
  4. deactivate “desktop notifications”

Source There is a number next to my YouTube tab that keeps appearing

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