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YouTube BANS supremacist and hoax content from its platform as it unveils new rules on hate speech and ‘harmful misinformation’

YouTube BANS supremacist and hoax content from its platform as it unveils new rules on hate speech and ‘harmful misinformation’

Annie Palmer | The Daily Mail | Source URL YouTube has unveiled a more rigorous plan to curb hate speech, extremist views, and false content on its platform amid mounting criticism over its handling of potentially harmful videos. In a blog post published Wednesday, the firm said it will be […]

YouTube Unleashed a Conspiracy Theory Boom. Can It Be Contained?

YouTube Unleashed a Conspiracy Theory Boom. Can It Be Contained?

Kevin Roose | The New York Times | Source URL Last month, the YouTube star Shane Dawson uploaded his new project: a 104-minute documentary, “Conspiracy Theories With Shane Dawson.” In the video, set to a spooky instrumental soundtrack, Mr. Dawson unspooled a series of far-fetched hypotheses. Among them: that iPhones […]