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YouTube bans comments on videos of minors after advertisers exit site over safety concerns

on Feb 28, 2019 | 0 comments

By Andrew Blustein

YouTube is disabling comments on videos featuring minors as it continues efforts to quash child safety concerns that prompted brands to end their advertising relationship with the video platform.

AT&T, Hasbro, Nestle, Disney and Epic Games all pulled out of YouTube after one blogger found a ring of pedophiles communicating and sharing disturbing links of children in the comment sections of videos featuring minors.

YouTube had already begun disabling comments on tens of millions of videos that could be subject to predatory behavior. It will continue those efforts, and over the next few months YouTube will broaden this Read full story ›

Source: The Drum