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youtube is ‘looking into’ complaints that it unfairly censors lgbt videos

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youtube is ‘looking into’ complaints that it unfairly censors lgbt videos

(chris ratcliffe/bloomberg)youtube’s “restricted mode” viewing option filters out “inappropriate content.” it is designed for family viewing and is also used at some libraries and other public spaces with internet access as an automatic filter. but as several prominent youtubers discovered recently, some of the things hidden from view when the filter is turned on are a bit baffling. things like an lgbt couple reading their wedding vows to each other, a straightforward makeup tutorial for trans women, and one of youtube’s own “spotlight” videos celebrating pride month.those filtered videos, along with many, many others discovered by lgbt youtubers over the past several days, led many to accuse the platform of censoring its lgbt creators. and so far, the youtube community a...