YouTube pulls advertising from anti-vaxxer videos

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Those content streams are filled with lechery: for example, a timestamp on one comment about "she'll make a great mother some day" jumps to a picture of a child's bare legs.

Further messages obtained by Breitbart News revealed that YouTube also intervened in search results for Democrat politician Maxine Waters and progressive anti-gun activist David Hogg.

"(1/2) Hi there-for reference, over the past few days, we've taken a number of actions to better protect the YouTube community from content that endangers minors". YouTube added that it disabled comments on tens of millions of videos that include minors. DeFranco even praised the team of YouTube in his video and said that YouTube has always been working to remove unsolicited videos from its platform. YouTube has been removing recommendations for marginal content to stop the spread of questionable content. Others worry that YouTube's temporary system could be abused by ill-intentioned commenters looking to screw creators over. On Friday, she found and reported seven more disturbing videos on YouTube Kids, and said they were just the tip of the iceberg.

YouTube responded by saying, "For reference, over the past few days, we've taken a number of actions to better protect the YouTube community from content that endangers minors", - in a statement, YouTube also say they are "working incredibly hard to root out the awful behaviour on our platform... we've disabled comments on tens of millions of videos". Most notably, they raised the bar for what kinds of videos are allowed to take a share of ad revenue.

Dr Nadine Kaslow, a past president of the American Psychological Association, told The Post that it is a "tragic" situation in which "trolls are targeting kids and encouraging kids to kill themselves".

Every minute, up to 300 hours of video content is uploaded to YouTube.

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In his video critique, Watson describes how he says the pedophile ring works: YouTube visitors gather on videos of young girls doing innocuous things, such as putting on their makeup, demonstrating gymnastics moves or playing Twister.

Given the size and reach of YouTube, the question that inevitably arises when it comes to the long-running saga of trying to find and filter inappropriate content on YouTube is, "Can this ever be fixed?"

Other sites that have pulled the plug include Vice, Popular Science, Recode, Mic, The Week, Reuters, The Verge, and USA Today.

"Youtube's recommended algorithm is facilitating paedophiles' ability to connect with each-other, trade contact info, and link to actual CP in the comments", Matt Watson wrote in the drop-down box of his video posted last Sunday.

On another front, YouTube previous year began displaying links to Wikipedia articles on conspiracy videos.