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YouTube lays down new rules to combat comment spam and impersonators

1 month ago   |   By Android Central

YouTube announced new updates that it hopes will reduce comment spam, from stricter filters to more public subscriber counts.
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YouTube heats up fight against channel impersonators

YouTube heats up fight against channel impersonators

1 month ago   |   By TechRadar

Spam comments on YouTube have been getting worse recently and the platform has decided to fight back. Via a Twitter thread , YouTube revealed it's working on three new tools to combat spam comments and the bad actors who impersonate content creators. As it currently stands, the update includes removing the ability to hide subscriber counts, improving comment moderation, and changing the rules on special characters in a name.
Cleaning up comments
YouTube states removing the ability to hide subscriber counts will make it more difficult for people to impersonate creators. Copycats have become...
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