Arguably the biggest and most popular video streaming service in the world, YouTube is home to billions of content ranging from user-generated to corporate media videos.
The boom of ephemeral content, the Stories, which disappear after 24 hours, has transcended Snapchat – the application that created them – and Instagram – who copied them – and the entire Facebook universe where they have also been replicated both on the social network and on WhatsApp as well as on Facebook Messenger.
YouTube wants to get rid of content that propagates misinformation and that is questionable about its veracity.
Getting up in the morning and facing the alarm clock can be the hardest time of the day.
Recently we talked about the controversy arising from the discovery of hundreds of videos of children plagued by comments of a clear pedophile nature.
Recently we talked about the controversy raised on Instagram around the publications related to self-harm, content that the social network decided to eliminate completely from the platform.
YouTube has eliminated more than 400 channels and dozens of sexually explicit comments in response to the controversy that has unfolded in recent days, since youtuber Matt Watson uncovered in Reddit all kinds of large-scale pedophile behavior on the proprietary video platform of Google.
Just a few days after the accusations to YouTube for being a permissive platform with certain harmful behaviors for children, several companies have suspended their advertising campaigns on the video portal.
It is not necessary to enter into the Deep Web to find comments of dubious morality aimed at children.
The user MattsWhatItIs denounces that there is a pedophile community that uses the YouTube algorithm to find and share content in which minors come out in swimsuits, while the platform monitors those videos and is not able to tackle the problem.
YouTube’s copyright claims work in the following way: when the system detects a copyrighted content (a sound, a song, images …) a claim is sent to the person who uploaded the video.
Yesterday it was not just Valentine’s Day, but the anniversary of YouTube.