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Exclusive: Google and social media companies could be prosecuted if they show extremist videos -

Google, Facebook and other internet companies could be prosecuted if they do not stop extremist videos from being seen on their websites by people in Britain, The Daily Telegraph can disclose. Ministers are considering a new law which would mean Google ...and more »

YouTube's Ad Problems Finally Blow Up in Google's Face - WIRED

Late last year, Israel-based entrepreneur Matan Uziel saw a notification he'd never seen before pop up on YouTube's backend—the part of the site where creators upload their videos. “I saw a yellow dollar sign. At first I didn't understand what it was ...and more »

Google's bad week: YouTube loses millions as advertising row reaches US - The Guardian

It's been a bad week for Google, with major brands pulling millions of dollars in advertising amid rows over extremist content on YouTube. Starbucks and Walmart join growing list of advertisers boycotting YouTube. Read more. In the US, the telecom ...and more »

Starbucks and Walmart join growing list of advertisers boycotting YouTube - The Guardian

YouTube has begun reviewing its advertising policies and will take steps to give advertisers more control. Photograph: Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images. Google. Starbucks and Walmart join growing list of advertisers boycotting YouTube. Major companies ...and more »

Google's YouTube Has Continued Showing Brands' Ads With Racist and Other Objectionable Videos - Wall Street Journal

A week after Google apologized for running customers' advertisements alongside objectionable videos, triggering a change in policy, its YouTube site is still rife with examples that are angering big advertisers and causing some to cut spending with the ...and more »

Big US companies pull YouTube ads after extremist content sparks uncertainty - Ars Technica

The ads might not have run over hateful videos, but they're not taking any chances. Valentina Palladino - 3/23/2017, 7:18 AM. Rego Korosi · reader comments 155. Share this story. The controversy surrounding Google and YouTube advertising and extremist ...and more »

YouTube is facing a full-scale advertising boycott over hate speech - The Verge

More companies are pulling advertising from YouTube over Google's inability to ensure ads won't appear next to hateful and offensive content. The Wall Street Journal reports that YouTube videos centered around racist, homophobic, and anti-Semitic views ...and more »

Advertisers squeeze Google over ads running ahead of extremist YouTube content - Digital Trends

Google is scrambling to find a solution to a problem that could end up costing it millions in revenue. The issue? Big companies are pulling their ads from YouTube after reports that some of their marketing efforts were running ahead of videos espousing ...and more »

Google pulls Hezbollah YouTube channel after we told them about the drone ads - The Register

Until just minutes before we hit publish on this story, Google was using a YouTube channel run by a fan of Hezbollah to promote potentially lethal drones. Despite a backlash from advertisers, Amazon, Adobe and Google were among the tech titans ...and more »

AT&T, Verizon join companies pulling ads from Google and YouTube - Engadget

YouTube video creators are fighting against the video service's filter screening out LGBTQ+ voices, while on the other end, advertisers are worried about a different type of content. In a movement that started with several UK brands (McDonald's, BBC ...and more »