You can reach her at [email protected] YouTube will ban any content containing medical advice that contradicts World Health Organisation (WHO) coronavirus recommendations, according to CEO Susan Wokcicki.
Speaking on CNN’s Reliable Sources, Wokcicki said that the Google-owned video streaming platform would be “removing information that is problematic”.
YouTube coronavirus ban follows crackdown on 5G conspiracies.
The comments from Wokcicki on how YouTube is handling content related to the coronavirus follow a ban on the platform earlier this month on videos linking Covid-19 to 5G networks.
YouTube announced that it would be deleting the video and that it would be enacting a blanket ban on the conspiracy theory following the interview.
The streaming giant has also been forced to change its position on placing adverts next to content relating to the coronavirus.
In March, YouTube announced that it would demonetise coronavirus videos, effectively putting a ban on adverts before such videos as part of an ongoing policy related to advertising on ‘sensitive events’ content. »