YouTube on Friday said consumption of videos – recommended by the platform containing misinformation is significantly below one per cent, and it is working on strengthening its systems to further reduce such instances to ensure that creators and users are protected. YouTube Chief Product Officer Neal Mohan said the company has been actively working on removing misinformation, especially amid COVID-19 pandemic and has seen consumption of videos from “authoritative sources” grow 110 per cent in India during January-March 2020.”Striking that balance between an open platform and our community guidelines, designed to protect everybody, is a point of conversation for us every day. Over the past years, we’ve been working hard to invest in the policies, resources and products needed to protect the YouTube community,” he said. Mohan added that its work has focused on four pillars – removing violative content, raising up authoritative content, reducing the spread of borderline content and rewarding trusted creators – the 4Rs of responsibility.”Consumption of borderline content or harmful misinformation videos that comes from our recommendations is significantly below one per cent and we’re constantly working to reduce this even further,” he said. Mohan said YouTube updated its Hate and Harassment Policies last year to… Read full this story
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