YouTube under fire for new policy on inappropriate comments

What you need to know about YouTube’s pedophile problem

"Any content - including comments - that endangers minors is abhorrent, and we have clear policies prohibiting this on YouTube", the spokesperson said. "We enforce these policies vigorously, and if we find a video that violates them, we immediately take action and remove ads", a YouTube spokesperson said in an email statement to BuzzFeed News.

"Looking at the comments, it had been up for a while, and people had even reported it eight months prior", Hess told CBS News on Friday.

Every minute, up to 300 hours of video content is uploaded to YouTube. Most notably, they raised the bar for what kinds of videos are allowed to take a share of ad revenue. She said she's reported hundreds of unsettling videos to YouTube, with some success. One of her videos titled Miranda Sings Gymnastics Lesson! w/ Parker received over 3 million views and combining the views revealed by Jessica, the channel received over 4 million views with just six videos equating to an estimated $4,500 in revenue.

Will Facebook and other social platforms follow suit or reconsider their position on related content?

And these videos featured pre-roll ads from companies like Peleton, Maybelline, and L'Oreal, just to name a few, and all of whom were alerted by Wired at the publishing of their piece, as most companies purchase YouTube ads across the entire platform and rely on YouTube's algorithm for placement.

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Many on social media have given their view, one user wrote, "Basically, YouTube seems to be hatching a plan to enforce a new policy that will say "no children allowed in videos", and another said, "YouTube shooting themselves in the foot by taking nice things away from nice people because of awful ones".

To keep advertisers happy, YouTube could increasingly emphasize its progress on more strict enforcement of its policies in comments, demonstrating that its content moderation commitments go beyond video alone. And be aware of what videos your own kids are posting of themselves.

The change occurred shortly after a left-wing writer at Slate contacted the company to complain about the prominence of pro-life content in search results. Free Hess has revealed that a video of a man instructing kids how to commit suicide has been found on YouTubeKIds.

Be wary of overexposing children when posting online. In fact, child predatory is a common issue on the World Wide Web and YouTube handled it pretty well by removing offensive material as soon as it was addressed.

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