YouTube apologizes for hiding LGBTQ users’ videos in its Restricted Mode (page 2)

YouTube has released a statement in response to accusations that it is discriminating against its LGBTQ users by hiding certain videos in its Restricted Mode. The company issued the statement on Sunday night, after after several popular LGBTQ vloggers and video creators, discovered that videos on topics such as dating, attraction, and inspiration had been hidden by default in the mode. Many led criticism against the company using the #YouTubeIsOverParty hashtag on Twitter. In the statement, which was put out via the YouTube Creators Twitter account, YouTube said that “LGBTQ+ videos are available in Restricted Mode, but videos that discuss more sensitive issues may not be.” A YouTube spokesperson clarified what these sensitive issues my... Continue reading…

YouTube apologizes for hiding LGBTQ users’ videos in its Restricted Mode

YouTube has released a statement in response to accusations that it is discriminating against its LGBTQ users by hiding certain videos in its Restricted Mode. The company issued the ...

Mon 20 Mar 17 from The Verge

LGBT community anger over Youtube restrictions which make their videos invisible

#YouTubeIsOverParty trends on Twitter after users say videos referencing same-sex relationships are being filtered outYouTube has responded to accusations of discrimination from high-profile ...

Sun 19 Mar 17 from Guardian.co.uk

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