Whoops: YouTube accidentally removed several alt-right channels

Tech 1-3-2018 The Next Web 744

YouTube appears to have removed several political channels in the wake of recent events. Now it’s saying those channels were mistakenly removed by overeager moderators. I may have spoken too soon when I pointed out that YouTube’s algorithm is doing a bad job and the company needed to get more human eyes on its videos, because apparently the human moderators are just as easily confused. The Outline compiled a list of the affected channels, which include conspiracy theorists, gun hobbyists, and alt-right voices. According to YouTube, it was an accident caused by inexperienced new employees. A spokesperson told Bloomberg: As we work to…

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