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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

For the second time in less than a year, major advertisers are fleeing YouTube after finding their ads were paired with offensive content -- this time, directed at children. And the number of disturbing videos targeted at child audiences is much larger than previously known, YouTube's response reveals. ... "Finally, over the past week we removed ads from nearly 2 million videos and over 50,000 channels masquerading as family-friendly content," the Google-owned company said in a statement to VICE News. "Content that endangers children is abhorrent and unacceptable to us."




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Toy Freaks, for example, was until this month one of the 100 most-viewed YouTube channels, with more than 8.5 million subscribers to its videos, some of which featured strange content that included children in pain and throwing up. YouTube terminated the Toy Freaks channel in mid-November, after a Medium essay highlighting its content went viral.


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Attention is being paid by the social media companies to what they are doing, instead of just focusing upon the collection of as much money as possible.

It is a paradigm-change for the likes of Facebook and google, the magnitude of which would be akin to Republicans actually caring about the middle-class that elected them.

#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2017-11-29 07:16 PM | Reply

That explains why YouTube cut ads on Alex Jones.

#2 | Posted by Ray at 2017-11-29 07:58 PM | Reply


Are you a regular consumer of Alex "gay frog" Jones?

#3 | Posted by jpw at 2017-11-29 10:24 PM | Reply

Are you a regular consumer of Alex "gay frog" Jones?

No. I scan wide array of sites to get an overview.

#4 | Posted by Ray at 2017-11-29 10:41 PM | Reply


So your answer is actually yes, though you gave the bs response.

#5 | Posted by memyselfini at 2017-11-30 12:58 AM | Reply

I'd prefer a Facebook like option where you can simply a block a channel. It'd have been the easiest way to get Freak Family off my kids youtube profile.

#6 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2017-11-30 08:26 AM | Reply

Oh looks like they did implement that feature, never mind.

#7 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2017-11-30 08:26 AM | Reply

So your answer is actually yes, though you gave the bs response.


#8 | Posted by Ray at 2017-11-30 07:28 PM | Reply

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