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Report: YouTube #VoxAdpocalypse Censored Historical and Educational Videos

YouTube has reportedly begun removing historical and educational videos relating to the Nazi regime as a result of a campaign by leftist Vox journalist and Youtube censorship advocate Carlos Maza. One history teacher commented, “silencing the very people who seek to teach about its dangers could be counter-productive to YouTube’s intended goal.”

A laptop computer showing Youtube's logo on its screen is held in front of graffiti on March 27, 2014 in Istanbul. Turkey on March 27 banned video-sharing website YouTube, a week after blocking access to Twitter, after both were used to spread audio recordings implicating the prime minister in corruption, …

Ford Fischer: YouTube Censorship Corrupts the Historical Record

Independent video journalist Ford Fischer warned of online censorship corrupting the historical record via deletion of content documenting live events in a Thursday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow. He also discussed YouTube’s recent demonetization of his channel — including its removal of some of his videos, which harm his ability to produce independent journalism.

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YouTube Under Fire from Independent Creators over #VoxAdpocalypse

YouTube has begun demonetizing any content deemed to “brush up” against its rules following complaints from Vox journalist Carlos Maza. The backlash by video creators and site users against the Google-owned platform, called #VoxAdpocalypse, became the top trend on Twitter.

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YouTube Cuts Off Conservative, Independent Journalists After Vox Outrage Campaign

YouTube has begun a purge of what it calls “hate” and “misinformation” the platform, as well as a push to strip ad revenue (“demonetize”) channels that “brush up” against the platform’s increasingly draconian speech codes. The move follows a pro-censorship campaign led by Vox Media reporter Carlos Maza.

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YouTube Bans Children from Livestreaming Amid Pedophilia Concerns

YouTube is banning children from using its livestream video feature unless an adult is present. The move arrives amid reports that the video-sharing platform’s automated recommendation system has been sending videos of children to pedophiles.

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How to Protect Your Privacy on YouTube

While many users may be careful checking their privacy settings on social media sites, some forget to check the privacy settings of platforms such as YouTube — here are the important steps to protect your YouTube account privacy and make sure strangers aren’t keeping an eye on your video watching habits.

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YouTube Hides PragerU Video of Candace Owens’ Testimony in ‘Restricted Mode’

PragerU announced on Wednesday that YouTube has placed another of its videos in “restricted mode,” meaning that not everyone who visits the video-sharing website will be able to watch it. The restricted video is of Candace Owens’ powerful testimony before the House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday.

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