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Google is hiring 10000 content reviewers to clean up YouTube

06 December 2017, 10:11 | Elsie Buchanan

Google is hiring 10000 content reviewers to clean up YouTube

Google is hiring 10000 content reviewers to clean up YouTube

Google is going on a hiring spree to try to stamp out offensive videos and comments on YouTube. It's also introducing tougher restrictions on advertising and making greater use of smart technology. From ballads to covers and original compositions, in 2017 the people of Ireland searched most for videos that had a distinctly green tint to them.

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"According to YouTube's blog post, the Polish government's video must have been judged a "borderline" case, which describes content which "[contains] inflammatory religious or supremacist content without a direct call to violence or a primary goal of inciting hatred". It was forced to adopt additional screening measures last month on its kid-friendly platform, YouTube Kids, after reports showed numerous videos there contained profanity and violence. Its machine learning algorithms have helped remove more than 150,000 videos from YouTube since June that depict violent extremism. Obviously, fidget spinners make a few appearances throughout, and at some point, the video deviates from its humorous nature to also remind us of the tragedies that occurred this year, such as the many hurricane devastations and the Vegas shooting, communicating a message of uniting together under tumultuous circumstances. We gathered to watch as April the Giraffe gave birth to her baby, Tajiri, live in front of an audience of 1.2 million, setting a new record for the most popular livestream on YouTube.

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