It can stem from a law imposed by a government or voluntary censorship done by private individuals on their music and lyrics. Since some songs played on airplays and some comments of radio personalities have gained the ire of listeners at times, censorship in the music industry has become commonplace.
Of course this is still censorship, and this system is deeply flawed. This means the viewership reach of these videos is far less than unrestricted ones.
Teenagers especially need access to quality sex-ed online! It can happen with videos that show body painting or even just female nipples in a non-sexual context. This means that whether your content will get flagged first depends on which users see it and how they feel about it.
Last year the media giant came under fire for age-restricting LGBT contentincluding non-sexual music videos and a Human Rights Watch video about a discriminatory anti-gay law in Utah.
Just look at Cleo of ToplessTopics who created videos to advocate for topfree equality. She since gave up posting on the site. Some popular YouTubers publicly stated that they would not be censoring themselves in order to keep monetizing all of their videos.
Where else can we post videos to share with the world? YouTube is also owned by Google so of course its videos are favored in Google search results. Nevertheless I use Vimeo and encourage others to post there instead of or in addition to YT.
It had been up for 3 years and had overviews. With thousands of videos uploaded daily, it becomes impossible to find, review and remove every single delinquent video.
In a video on how to censor flag content, YouTube actually explains how the users are now responsible for helping to monitor content.
The YouTube flag is the most important tool for telling us about content you think should not appear on YouTube. In the mind of the user, YouTube would now seem much less accountable for what appears on the site.
Or if not the guidelines, they can just report content based on what they believe. What could possibly go wrong? So what happens if a video was truly unjustly removed?
Ironically, it got reported and censored on YouTube. I was able to appeal it once, but my appeal was rejected.
This censorship is absolutely ridiculous. Why was our video removed?
It violated their policy on nudity and sex. I can only assume the offending part was the two uncovered female breasts.In this, it is little different than Victorian England. Surprisingly, historical parallels are fundamentally asymmetrical to the current modes of censorship.
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Update April Last year the media giant came under fire for age-restricting LGBT content, including non-sexual music videos and a Human Rights Watch video about a discriminatory anti-gay law in Utah. YT responded, “We recognize that some videos . Advocates of the censorship say that the music industry is so powerful that it is capable to produce songs which can entice the public to listen to materials which overtly advertise nudity, sex and drugs.
But when a fellow resident took issue with the nudity in some of the pieces, Artspace, the nonprofit that owns the building, asked Harsma to alter her show. Harsma says that's censorship.