Edtech Business

Disturbing Kid-Related Content on YouTube Fuels Questions About Its Algorithms

Nov 28, 2017

YOUTUBE YIKES: The most recent hiccup for the social-video site: autocomplete search results that are extremely inappropriate and atrocious for kids. The news follows a popular blog post earlier this month that explored how trolls have littered YouTube with disturbing videos that target children to maximize ad revenue. YouTube has since taken down some videos and spelled out its “tougher” enforcement approach.

Edtech Business

Disturbing Kid-Related Content on YouTube Fuels Questions About Its Algorithms

Nov 28, 2017

YOUTUBE YIKES: The most recent hiccup for the social-video site: autocomplete search results that are extremely inappropriate and atrocious for kids. The news follows a popular blog post earlier this month that explored how trolls have littered YouTube with disturbing videos that target children to maximize ad revenue. YouTube has since taken down some videos and spelled out its “tougher” enforcement approach.

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