Category: Youtube

YouTube’s Cryptocurrency Purge Deepens; 3 Strike Rule Threatens Livelihoods
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YouTube’s Cryptocurrency Purge Deepens; 3 Strike Rule Threatens Livelihoods

YouTube’s cryptocurrency onslaught worsened over Christmas. Creators face permanent expulsion from the platform as they accumulate community guidelines strikes. Some have claimed responsibility for the attack, but the truth remains obscured. YouTube’s onslaught against cryptocurrency content creators shows no sign of letting up following the initial Christmas attack. In the hours since the social media…

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YouTube’s Crypto Xmas Purge is a Tactically Evil Powerplay
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YouTube’s Crypto Xmas Purge is a Tactically Evil Powerplay

YouTube mass deletes cryptocurrency videos suddenly and without warning. Tactical timing over the Christmas holidays suggests the social media sought to minimize outrage and pushback. This could be a pre-emptive proxy attack by Google in its quest to take move into the finance industry. While the world slept on Christmas Eve, the YouTube team was…

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YouTube asks the FTC to clarify how video creators should comply with COPPA ruling
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YouTube asks the FTC to clarify how video creators should comply with COPPA ruling

YouTube is asking the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for further clarification and better guidance to help video creators understand how to comply with the FTC’s guidelines set forth as part of YouTube’s settlement with the regulator over its violations of children’s privacy laws. The FTC in September imposed a historic fine of $170 million for…

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YouTube Will Ban Alleged Whistleblower’s Name, Use Machine Learning to Censor | Breitbart
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YouTube Will Ban Alleged Whistleblower’s Name, Use Machine Learning to Censor | Breitbart

Google-owned video platform YouTube has followed Facebook in saying it will also ban mentions of the name of the alleged Ukraine whistleblower, Eric Ciaramella. In a comment to CNN, a representative of YouTube said that the company would work to scrub mentions of the alleged whistleblower’s name from its platform, although the statement leaves it…

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YouTube Un-Verifies One of Gaming’s Best Independent Reviewers – CCN.com
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YouTube Un-Verifies One of Gaming’s Best Independent Reviewers – CCN.com

ACG, one of YouTube’s most recognizable independent game reviews, revealed late yesterday that YouTube is removing his verified status amid sweeping changes to the platform’s channel verification system. With over 600,000 subscribers, ACG is known for impartial reviews of a wide variety of games free of ‘sponsored bull crap’ as he frequently explains in his…

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YouTube Celebrates Censorship: Boasts 100,000 Videos Banned for ‘Hate Speech’
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YouTube Celebrates Censorship: Boasts 100,000 Videos Banned for ‘Hate Speech’

YouTube announced that it removed over 100,000 videos and 17,000 channels for “hate speech” violations in the second quarter of 2019, a fivefold increase over the previous period. In an official blog post, the Google-owned video platform announced that it also removed over 500 million comments in Q2, double the number of the previous period,…

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