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YouTube drafting ‘creator-on-creator harassment’ rules after Steven Crowder incident

Submitted by The Verge on July 11, 2019 - 8:05pm

YouTube is working on new policies to prevent “creator-on-creator harassment” that it will announce later this year, the company said today. The statement was made by Youtube’s chief product officer, Neal Mohan, who briefly spoke about the issue at YouTube’s VidCon keynote this evening, where both creators and industry insiders were gathered in Anaheim, California.

The news didn’t come with any concrete details about what those policies will actually look like, but YouTube said it considers them to be “just as important to the YouTube community as any product launch.”

YouTube’s new policy is likely meant to address the recent Steven Crowder controversy

“Creator-on-creator harassment” doesn’t have a clear definition, but Mohan’s...

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