YouTube said Monday that it is also taking steps to try to reassure advertisers that their ads won't run next to gross videos. Subsequent revelations that YouTube was offering up cartoons featuring what the BBC called "animated violence and graphic toilet humor" added fuel to the controversy. It was not immediately clear whether those would be contract workers or actual Googlers.
Finally, YouTube promises to be a lot more transparent.
YouTube addressed the issue this week, saying it has reviewed almost 2 million videos for violent, extreme content and removed more than 150,000 of those videos since June - largely with the help of its "machine-learning technology" that can identify problematic videos. The company said its new efforts to protect children from unsafe and abusive content and block hate speech on the site were modeled after the company's ongoing work to fight violent extremist content.
In a blog post, Wojcicki said the company was already taking "aggressive action" on comments, and was testing new systems to counter threats that combine human and automated checks.
It said adverts for major brands were appearing alongside some of the videos, which led to several big brands including Mars and Adidas pulling advertising from the site.
A Times investigation last month revealed that Youtube videos showing "scantily clad children" had attracted comments from hundreds of paedophiles, in some cases encouraging them to perform sex acts. Equally, we want to give creators confidence that their revenue won't be hurt by the actions of bad actors. (NASDAQ:GOOGL), plans to dedicate more people to help weed out extremist content from the video sharing website.
"We believe this requires a new approach to advertising on YouTube, carefully considering which channels and videos are eligible for advertising".
Wojcicki said 180,000 people would have had to work 40 weeks to assess the same amount of content.
"We are planning to apply stricter criteria, conduct more manual curation, while also significantly ramping up our team of ad reviewers to ensure ads are only running where they should".
Wojcicki said that in addition to an increase in human moderators, YouTube is continuing to develop advanced machine-learning technology to automatically flag problematic content for removal.
As for the specifications, the Honor 7X gets the 5.93-inch full HD+ LCD display sporting a resolution of 2160x1080 pixels. But, we have one in our hands, and have had it for a few days now, so it's time to go hands on with the Honor 7X .
In its latest forecast, Iata also hoisted its 2017 global profitability forecast for the second time this year. An estimated 4.3bn passengers will travel next year, with air cargo to rise to 62.5m tonnes.
He said with more people getting vaccinated, the more the community as a whole can be protected from risks of getting the virus. A small percentage of people do get a mild flu-like reaction after a flu shot that may last about a day.
Overall, Mr Muscat gave nearly no details, citing concerns any information could compromise prospects to prosecute the case. Television reported that Caruana Galizia had filed a complaint to the police two weeks ago to say she had received threats.
Several cities - including Austin, Boston, Houston and Los Angeles - said they would offer classes in every high school. However, in 2015, just under 1,300 postsecondary students graduated with computer science degrees in NC.
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While the app operates as its own version of Messenger, kid's accounts are actually nested under their parent's accounts. The reasoning behind this, says Facebook, is to avoid forcing parents and other relatives to download an extra app.
It will be playing David Bowie's " Space Oddity " and "will be in deep space for a billion years if it doesn't blow up on ascent". It is scheduled to launch from the Apollo 11 pad at the Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, in a month.
If you tried to start a vehicle that's been sitting in a garage for decades, you might not expect the engine to respond. These small backup thrusters use hydrazine propellant and could be vital to extending Voyager 1's mission.
Hatch has defended Trump at times when the majority of the GOP has flocked in the opposite direction - and Trump has taken notice. And indeed, Hatch was reportedly telling friends he wouldn't. "He's not afraid to take on the big boss around here", Hatch said.