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YouTube accused of overlooking content violations from top creators

YouTube’s latest controversy surfaced from an article in the Washington Post claiming that it applies different rules over content violation to top creators, dishing out more lenient “punishments” in order to avoid disrupting huge revenue streams from associated ads. Such violations if proved would have serious repercussions for the company but naturally Google has denied them, referring us to the statement that the company conducts “systematic review of our policies to make sure we’re drawing the line in the right place. We apply these policies consistently, regardless of who a creator is.” It is undeniably true the policies are constantly reviewed but the Post article is contending that they are not in fact applied constantly. This comes down to the…

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