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YouTube sets new guidelines to minimise recommendation of misleading videos

Monday 28 January 2019 | 09:24 CET | News
YouTube said it has updated its recommendations system with the aim of increasing the diversity of topics recommended and of reducing recommendations of"borderline" videos. These come close but don't quite cross YouTube's Community Guidelines. But, as the company added, they often contain misleading information, about miracle medical cures, claims the earth is flat, or false claims about historic events. YouTube noted that the shift will apply to less than 1 percent of the content on its service and that the "borderline" will still be available to watch; they will just get less recommended.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: YouTube
Countries: United States / World
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