YouTube Takes Massive Action, Removes 1 Million Videos With Misinformation On COVID-19
YouTube Removes Covid-19 Videos YouTube Product Officer Neil Mohan said that YouTube removes about 10 million videos every quarter.
Google-owned YouTube has taken major action against videos spreading misleading and misinformation about the Corona epidemic. YouTube has deleted nearly 1 million videos containing false information. The company has informed that 1 million videos related to misinformation, false treatment or any fraud related to the COVID-19 pandemic have been removed from the YouTube platform since February 2020.
YouTube said mainstream stopped misinformation from coming
YouTube Product Officer Neil Mohan said in a blog post on Wednesday that there are millions of videos on YouTube related to the corona epidemic, but some of these videos violate our policy. About 1 million such videos have been deleted. He said that this step was taken so that wrong information does not enter the mainstream.
YouTube deletes 10 million videos every three months
YouTube Product Officer Neil Mohan said that YouTube removes about 10 million videos every quarter, most of which are videos that have less than 10 views. YouTube does this to reduce the spread of misinformation videos. He said that with respect to the corona epidemic, we rely on expert consensus from health organizations such as the CDC and WHO. Significantly, Facebook and Twitter have also made a policy to prevent misleading propaganda, misinformation, and false claims of treatment related to the corona epidemic on social media and remove such content from time to time.