YouTube Disables Comments on Children’s Videos
The platform removed the ability to leave comments on tens of millions of videos after reports of sexual messages being posted on clips of young children, as well as threats from companies like Disney and Epic Games to pull ads that were appearing alongside such predatory messages. YouTube said it would broaden its enforcement in the coming months to include videos featuring older children.
Who’s moderating? The company is reportedly working on a new artificial intelligence system to remove inappropriate comments at twice the current pace.
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