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"Any content -including comments - that endangers minors is abhorrent and we have clear policies prohibiting this on YouTube". YouTube information panels efforts to stop false and inaccurate information about the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine had previously appeared in front of anti-vaccination channels that introduced it.

"Comments beneath scores of videos appear to show pedophiles sharing timestamps for parts of the videos where exposed genitals can be seen, or when a child does the splits or lifts up their top to show their nipples", Wired explained, adding, "Some of the children in the videos, most of whom are girls, appear to be as young as five".

A spokesman for Vitacost, a vitamin supplement company, told Buzzfeed it had pulled its advertising from YouTube after its presence on anti-vaccination videos was brought to their attention.

This purge of comments and channel terminations follows after a US man, called Matt Watson, uploaded a video titled YouTube Is Facilitating the Sexual Exploitation of Children, and it's Being Monetised (2019) which caused a huge backlash from YouTuber Keem Star who shared his thoughts on his channel DramaAlert. "We've also terminated over 400 channels for the comments they left on videos and reported illegal comments to law enforcement,".

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As of Thursday afternoon, the video had been viewed more than two million times. "We enforce these policies vigorously, and if we find a video that violates them, we immediately take action and remove ads".

The videos were already deemed harmful content under the company's policies, but had slipped through the site's filters and continued to make money through advertising. Examples YouTube gave at the time of "borderline" content included videos claiming that the Earth was flat, or those espousing serious medical misinformation. In response, several companies including Nestle, Epic Games, and Disney, have reportedly suspended advertising on YouTube. P&G, the biggest advertiser in the USA, kept ads off of YouTube for more than a year.

Since the backlash in 2017, YouTube has outlined steps it is taking to improve safety on its Kids app.

Will Facebook and other social platforms follow suit or reconsider their position on related content?

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Some of the videos involved ran next to ads placed by Disney and Nestle.

Demonetizing videos over comment sections, rather than the actual content of the videos, is a drastic move for YouTube.

"So now trolls can just post vulgar comments and take away the income from creators they do not like?" asked YouTube content creator Luke Rudkowski. "They're going to come back because YouTube offers uniquely attractive levels of audience targeting capability and audience engagement", says Schraeder.

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