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YouTube updates hate speech guidelines to prohibit certain videos

This March 20, 2018 file photo shows the YouTube app on an iPad in Baltimore. Photo: AP/ Patrick Semansky
This March 20, 2018 file photo shows the YouTube app on an iPad in Baltimore.

June 05, 2019 09:11 PM

YouTube is updating its hate speech policies to prohibit videos with white supremacist and neo-Nazi content.

The video streaming company says it has already made it more difficult to find such videos, but it's now removing them outright. YouTube will also prohibit videos that deny certain proven events have taken place, such as the Holocaust.

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