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Hold on to your tinfoil hat, Alex Jones. YouTube is coming for you.

02/02/2018

YouTube today announced plans to combat state-sponsored content and conspiracy theories. The platform plans to label all state-funded broadcasters and conspiracy theorists, a move to add much-needed context to the types of channels often responsible for the spread of misinformation. Often overlooked, YouTube offers...
YouTube today announced plans to combat state-sponsored content and conspiracy theories. The platform plans to label all state-funded broadcasters and conspiracy theorists, a move to add much-needed context to the types of channels often responsible for the spread of misinformation. Often overlooked, YouTube offers yet another platform for the spread of misinformation. While Facebook and Twitter grab headlines, state-sponsored actors (like RT) and internet wack jobs like Alex Jones continue facilitating the spread of news stories ranging from misleading to patently false. YouTube Chief Product Officer Neal Mohan confirmed the problem in an interview with The Wall Street Journal, although… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: YouTube YouTube today announced plans to combat state-sponsored content and conspiracy theories. The platform plans to label all state-funded broadcasters and conspiracy theorists, a move to add much-needed context to the types of channels often responsible for the spread of misinformation. Often overlooked, YouTube offers yet another platform for the spread of misinformation. While Facebook and Twitter grab headlines, state-sponsored actors (like RT) and internet wack jobs like Alex Jones continue facilitating the spread of news stories ranging from misleading to patently false. YouTube Chief Product Officer Neal Mohan confirmed the problem in an interview with The Wall Street Journal, although… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: YouTube
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