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YouTube removed 8.3 million videos in the last quarter of 2017

2 monthes ago   |   By Engadget

YouTube removed 8.3 million videos between October and December 2017, according to the platform's first ever community guidelines enforcement report. The Google-owned video-sharing website found itself the target of criticism after reports came out l...
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During the fourth quarter of 2017, YouTube took down 8.3 million videos

During the fourth quarter of 2017, YouTube took down 8.3 million videos

2 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

Google owned streaming video site YouTube announced yesterday, that it will issue a report every quarter that details how it has helped clean up its inventory of videos. Monday, it released its initial report and said that for the last three months of 2017, more than 8 million videos were removed. Most of these were spam, or contained adult content. The streamer says that this technology is helping it quickly remove "high-risk low-volume" clips that can be characterized as containing "extremist views." It also helps discover high-volume problem videos that feature spam. To show how well ...
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YouTube releases its first report about how it handles flagged videos and policy violations

2 monthes ago   |   By TechCrunch

YouTube has released its first quarterly Community Guidelines Enforcement Report and launched a Reporting Dashboard that lets users see the status of videos they've flagged for review. The inaugural report, which covers the last quarter of 2017, follows up on a promise YouTube made in December to give users more transparency into how it handles abuse and decides what videos will be removed.
“This regular update will help show the progress we're making in removing violative content from our platform,” the company said in a post on its official blog. “By the end of the year, we plan to...
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