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New Report Claims YouTube Is Cashing in on Misogyny, Racism, and Targeted Harassment | Rolling Stone

CT Jones
September 13, 2022

New Report Claims YouTube Is Cashing in on Misogyny, Racism, and Targeted Harassment | Rolling Stone

CT Jones
September 13, 2022

On YouTube, engagement is king. The platform, which thrives on its dual status as both a social media network and news space, pays creators handsomely for making videos that get large amounts of views and interactions from any given audience. To keep the worst out, the sheer influx of content is moderated with a series of community guidelines that are intended to “make YouTube a safer community” while still giving creators freedom, according to the site.

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Source: New Report Claims YouTube Is Cashing in on Misogyny, Racism, and Targeted Harassment – Rolling Stone