YouTube updates restricted mode in response to complaints that the algorithm was blocking videos that did not fall under the guidelines.
Despite announcing they'd fixed "Restricted Mode," YouTube's problematic LGBTQ censorship is still happening.
YouTube on Friday released a statement on its Creator Blog that it had made adjustments to it ‘Restricted Mode’ filter after receiving reports that the filter was hiding videos with LGBT content. “Back in March, our community alerte… Read The post YouTube Fixes Filter That Previously Blocked Millions of Videos with LGBT Content appeared first on Towleroad.
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YouTube got slammed by the LGBTQ last month after it became known that their “Restricted Mode” included LGBTQ themes and were blocked as “mature content”. YouTube has since claimed it was a mistake and that now the videos are readily available. Show More Summary
YouTube says they've identified and fixed the problem with Restricted Mode, which was criticized back in March for blocking all-ages LGBTQIA videos as if they were "mature content."
Hundreds of thousands of previously hidden LGBT-themed videos are now visible again.
Hundreds of thousands of previously-banned LGBT videos are now available on the site's Restricted Mode.
In March, LGBT YouTube creators criticized Google for hiding some of their videos in “Restricted Mode,” which filters potentially “mature” content. After initially downplaying the extent of the problem, Google issued a non-apology, then a slightly more apologetic non-apology, and finally posted a fuller actual apology… Read more...
Last month, a significant number of creators within YouTube’s LGBT community complained that some of their videos were not appearing in Restricted Mode, the YouTube interface that screens out content that is violent, profane, sexually explicit, or otherwise intended for mature audience. Show More Summary
YouTube Says It Has Uncensored LGBTQ Content YouTube announced it has it has “fixed” its practice of filtering out videos with LGBTQ-related content in its restricted mode Unicorn Booty - Unicorn Booty brings you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!
The following are the control options for two-player splitscreen Wireless Play mode... - single Joy-Con per player - two Pro Controllers - dual Joy-Con for each player is not supported While we don't know the official reason, it seems...Show More Summary
YouTube today claims to have fixed an issue with its service that was causing it to incorrectly filter content in “Restricted Mode” and hiding a large selection of LGBTQ+ videos as a result. The company had come under fire last month when it was discovered that users who turned on “Restricted Mode” – a setting that allows YouTube users to filter out the… Read More
YouTube Friday announced more changes to its Restricted Mode, chief among them the availability of 12 million additional videos and a way for creators and viewers to report videos that they believe have been inappropriately excluded. The Google-owned video site described Restricted Mode as follows: Restricted Mode is an optional setting that has been available...
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YouTube late Monday responded to recent flaps over ads being placed adjacent to controversial content and its Restricted Mode blocking content from the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning/queer) and other communities. Ad agency Havas Worldwide announced late last week that it was putting a halt on ad spending on YouTube and Google, parent company...
Following widespread creator outcry last week after certain child-friendly LGBTQ videos were discovered as being blocked in Restricted Mode, a YouTube setting designed to filter out “potentially objectionable content,” the video giant...Show More Summary
Over the last few days, LGBTQ YouTubers have spoken out about how YouTube’s “Restricted Mode,” a safe-browsing mode used in schools and workplaces, is hiding their videos. In a blog post yesterday, YouTube apologized, explaining that the “feature isn’t working the way it should,” and will be fixed. Read more...
YouTube has pledged to revise its “restricted mode” settings to stop filtering out LGBTQ-related content after Canadian indie pop duo Tegan and Sara pointed out that their music videos were being blocked from view, the Guardian reports. Show More Summary
Earlier this week, Pitchfork reported that YouTube’s Restricted Mode—which is used to filter content deemed inappropriate for someone under 18—was blocking LGBT content for seemingly no other reason than that it was LGBT-created or -themed. Show More Summary