YouTube will shut down some white supremacist channels on June 29, including far-right activist Richard Spencer and former supreme executive David Duke of the U.S. white supremacist group Ku Klux Klang [KKK]. I made it clear.
By: Seth Rosenblatt
Others stopped were video personality Stefan Molyneux and white nationalist organization American Renaissance. YouTube said it has deleted the account because of repeated violations of the platform's policy on hate speech.
YouTube will crack down on harmful content in 2019Tighter policiesWas. The new policy prohibits videos that promote radical thoughts such as white supremacism and denies actual events such as the Holocaust and Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings. Under this policy, the company claims that "a group is predominant to justify discrimination, segregation, or exclusion based on attributes such as age, gender, race, caste, religion, sexual orientation, or military experience." Yes” is specified to delete the video.
This announcement by YouTube is due to the fact that social media companies are currently being protested over the response to hate speech on their platform. Large companies such as Unilever, Verizon and Starbucks have recently announced they will boycott ad delivery to Facebook and other social media sites. Coca-Cola also announced on September 26 that it will stop advertising on social media, but unlike some companies, YouTube was also included.
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