YouTube has recently been caught in the crossfire regarding its content and moderation practices and its enforcement. Of course, the latest scandal revolves around a recent Logan Paul video in which the creator showed shots of a corpse.
It's no secret that the platform's automated moderation algorithms are not and are not really feasible for occasional adult, copyrighted or inappropriate content to slip through the cracks. However, most of these cases have very limited reach and can not compete with Paul's backlash because he's part of the YouTube Top 5% of video artists.
As you can imagine, the video platform takes the list and content it generates quite seriously, as it is directly marketed as ad-financed real estate for interested third parties. Many of them have recently withdrawn some noteworthy advertising money. To combat this, YouTube introduces a new team of 10,000 people who work alongside KI and manually moderate and approve each video in the Google Preferred Creator program.
This could improve relationships with advertisers in the short term. Z Such a move could also endanger the platform and further motivate both creators and users to cope with increasing issues of censorship, acceptable content, and demonetization.
A recent analysis of the latest YouTube Android app in other much lighter YouTube news The code shows that the company is making great strides in Dark Mode, which was originally promised last fall. Most of the user interface of the player is already finished and resting within the APK. The review also suggests that the dark theme eventually extends to the entire app interface, not just the video page and the player.
This is potentially good news for most OLED users out there for the sake of power saving function. Not to mention that many people enjoy the increased perceptible contrast that comes with a dark background, and also appreciate a less burdensome experience for video consumption at night, regardless of the display technology. Last but not least, users can also look forward to a more convenient swipe gesture for closing YouTube ads.
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