Tech Break

Sep 9th 2016

Tech Break 3040

YouTube Flags Inappropriate Content

Some popular YouTubers like Philip DeFranco are starting to worry that YouTube might be starting to clamp down on content if it's deemed to be unfriendly to advertisers.
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YouTube is no stranger to excessively strong language and risque content. It’s also no stranger to ads that make YouTubers lots of money, not to mention YouTube’s parent company Alphabet. But some popular YouTubers like Philip DeFranco are starting to worry that YouTube might be starting to clamp down on content if it's deemed to be unfriendly to advertisers. YouTube says ad-friendly content is "appropriate for all audiences," and "has little to no inappropriate or mature content." Is this censorship or just an attempt to make it easier for content creators?

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