He said compounding the issue was how easy it was to find new videos of young children in compromising positions thanks to YouTube's recommendation algorithms.
In a video that has been viewed almost 2 million times since its release Sunday, video blogger Matt Watson detailed how users who visit YouTube for bikini shopping videos can eventually be nudged to watch videos featuring young girls. "There's something else entirely to be done, and we keep on attempting to improve and catch abuse more quickly".
AT&T (T) has joined the ranks of companies to pull its ads from YouTube amid reports of alleged pedophile activity on the site.
Meanwhile, Google-owned YouTube has not commented specifically whether advertisers are pulling out of the platform.
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The company has now terminated more than 400 channels and has disabled comments on tens of millions of videos.
AT&T says it has removed ads until YouTube can "protect our brand from offensive content of any kind".
Epic Games has pulled their pre-roll ads for Fortnite from appearing on YouTube after a report came out indicating that ads from their game as well as those from several major corporations were being used by online predators to exploit children.
It's because of this that Epic Games has chose to pull their future Fortnite ads from the platform until further notice.
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Similarly, one of the reasons "Fortnite" rose to popularity was because of its reach on YouTube, especially among younger generations, Marketing Dive reported.
Back in 2017, YouTube blogged about "toughening our approach" to videos showing child endangerment.
The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) has also called upon YouTube to remove all pornography from its platform, and to create more proactive policies to combat sexual exploitation. Once you encounter one video carrying the pedophilia-related comments, YouTube will suggest more videos that carry the same illegal comments, according to Watson.
Commentator Philip DeFranco had published a video yesterday evening shedding light on the YouTube controversy to which the YouTube's creator outreach team responded by detailing the actions taken by the platform. And according to Bloomberg, some of the videos involved ran next to ads placed by Disney.
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