Skip to comments.YouTube to remove content that alleges widespread election fraud
Posted on 12/09/2020 7:52:41 AM PST by Red Badger
YouTube said Wednesday it will start removing any content uploaded to its platform that contains allegations of widespread fraud or errors in the 2020 presidential election after Tuesday's so-called safe harbor deadline that essentially locked in President-elect Joe Biden’s victory.
The deadline marked the date by which all states are required to have resolved any election-related disputes. President Trump, however, has not conceded in the race, even as state officials have certified their election results showing Biden has the Electoral College votes to be the 46th president.
In a blog post, YouTube said content “that misleads people by alleging that widespread fraud or errors changed the outcome” of the presidential election will be removed. The update applies to content uploaded Wednesday or anytime after.
The move does not appear to involve the removal of any content fitting that description if it was uploaded before Wednesday, though YouTube said that Since September it has terminated more than 8,000 channels and “thousands of harmful and misleading election-related videos” for violating its existing policies.
YouTube said 77 percent of those removed videos were taken down before they had 100 views, meaning more than a quarter may have reached a wide audience before they were removed.
Democrats have increasingly criticized social media platforms over their handling of election misinformation.
The CEOs of Facebook and Twitter have frequently come under scrutiny from lawmakers this year, but YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki has not been summoned for Senate hearings like other social media executives. Google CEO Sundar Pichai has also appeared before a Senate panel, but he has largely not faced questions over YouTube, which is owned by Google.
The Supreme Court was unavailable for comment.
But perhaps later.
If they don’t report it. It didn’t happen.
Nothing to see here. Move along.
Yes, China now runs Google, Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, all the MSM including Faux News.
Migrate to Rumble and Bitchute for political news.
Given that Google search is immensely biased already, that YouTube would follow suit was pretty much inevitable.
I guess that does it, Biden’s gonna be the president. (My ass!)
What is the best Youtube alternate? Rumble? Brand New Tube?
YOUTUBE CENSORSHIP HITS 1984 LEVELS: "we will start removing any piece of content uploaded today (or anytime after) that misleads people by alleging that widespread fraud or errors changed the outcome of the 2020 U.S. Presidential election"
LOL! Good one.
Here’s our first taste of life under commies, what we are in for under the senile incompetent Slo Joe. I don’t want to have to get used to it.
Jericho Green is on Parler now. I wonder about Dr. Steve Turley. Maybe you will have to pay and join his group to see his videos.
Math, obviously, is not The Hill's strong suit.
The crap is really starting to hit the diaper...
Don’t make a mess with Texas...!
The author is stupid.
Decision-makers from You Tube must face treason trials.
“In a blog post, YouTube said content “that misleads people by alleging that widespread fraud or errors changed the outcome””
Will Americans continue to be permitted to publish information about voting fraud that was less than “widespread?”
Sometimes voting fraud is just a little bit pregnant.
But, Muh Private Company.
Flat out censorship by Google/Youtube.
This amounts to out and out treason. Those responsible MUST pay a price. It HAS to happen or they will kill every conservative they can identify. It is becoming them or us. We have no choice.
The Titans of The New World Order have spoken.
So let it be written, so let it be done.
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