YouTube removes ads from 2 million inappropriate children's videos

This shocking video of an Indonesian man being burned alive has been viewed 1.2 milliontimes and carried a Marketo ad next to

The YouTuve officials said in a statement to BuzzFeed News that last week they had "terminated more than 270 accounts and removed over 150,000 videos from the platform". The platform would play ads for Mars, Cadbury, Deutsche Bank, eBay, Amazon, BT, and Adidas, among others.

The restrictions and banishment of videos are very specific for religious extremists and Russian Federation or comedy skits that appear to show children being forcibly drowned. If you don't know, YouTube Go is a lightweight version of the YouTube with more features such as video downloading and more. YouTube said it recently terminated more than 50 channels, including the popular Toy Freaks channel, and removed thousands of videos that violated its policies for child-friendly content.

YouTube also in the last week has removed ads from almost 2 million videos and over 50,000 channels that were "masquerading as family-friendly content", according to a rep.

This action comes after YouTube was found to be autofilling search results with pedophiliac terms, something that is quite alarming. Designed and developed with Indian users in mind, who will be able to test the app first before a broader rollout, YouTube Go is meant to work more effectively in areas where connectivity is more limited. We've removed it and will continue to investigate what caused this! "Earlier today our teams were alerted to this very bad autocomplete result and we worked to quickly remove it", the company told BuzzFeed News on Sunday.

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YouTube says the matter is under investigation.

Google has previously explained that predictions are based on popularity of search. Its search algorithm also filters out offensive, hurtful, or inappropriate queries about people. YouTube's official policy states that posting such content will immediately "result in an account termination", however, one video showing a little girl in a nightgown racked up more than 6.5 million views and a number of lewd and sexual comments, according to the Times of London.

In related news, Google has also released an updated version of Duo video chat application in Google Play.

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