YouTube is doubling down on its video moderation policy

January 14th, 2018   decode   Android 7.1

YouTube has been under quite a bit of crossfire regarding its content and moderation practices and enforcement lately. The latest scandal, of course, revolving around a recent Logan Paul video, in which the YouTuber showed footage of a dead body.

It’s no secret that the platform’s automated moderation algorithms are not and can’t really feasibly be perfect, letting the occasional adult, copyrighted or inappropriate content slip though the cracks. Most such cases, however, have very limited reach and can’t even measure with the backlash generated by Paul’s video, since he is part of the…

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