• YouTube updates its Restricted Mode policies after LGBTQ debacle

    4 monthes ago - By Beta News

    Back in March, Google was hit by criticism after it was discovered that its Restricted Mode filtered out many videos with LGBTQ content. A month later the company announced that it had fixed the problem that led to videos being "incorrectly filtered" and now, to coincide with Pride month, Google has revealed policy updates to Restricted Mode. Google says that it has worked with LGBTQ creators and YouTube employees and will now explicitly allow content that was previously blocked, to be seen in Restricted Mode - hoping to quieten any shouts of "censorship." The new policies mean that...
    Read more ...