Google pulls 2,500 China-linked YouTube channels over disinformation on video-sharing platform

//Google pulls 2,500 China-linked YouTube channels over disinformation on video-sharing platform

Google pulls 2,500 China-linked YouTube channels over disinformation on video-sharing platform

Google says it has deleted more than 2,500 YouTube channels tied to China as part of its effort to weed out disinformation on the video-sharing platform.The Alphabet-owned company said the channels were removed between April and June “as part of our ongoing investigation into coordinated influence operations linked to China”.The channels generally posted “spammy, non-political content,” but a small subset touched on politics, the company said in a quarterly bulletin on disinformation operations…

Article by [author-name] (c) South China Morning Post - Read full story here.

By | 2020-08-06T01:47:36+00:00 August 6th, 2020|Technology|Comments Off on Google pulls 2,500 China-linked YouTube channels over disinformation on video-sharing platform