After LGBTQ backlash, YouTube finally updates ‘Restricted Mode’ policy


Back in March, several popular LGBTQ+ YouTube vloggers claimed YouTube was using the site’s “restricted mode” to hide some of their videos. 

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Now, after promising to fix the system, YouTube’s CEO Susan Wojcicki wrote a blog post explaining the measures the company is taking to make its policies more inclusive.

Working with “dozens of volunteer LGBTQ employees and select LGBTQ creators” YouTube has rewritten and broadened the Restricted Mode guidelines to allow personal accounts of individuals who suffered discrimination or violence as long as they don’t contain graphic language or content.  Read more…

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