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YouTube Kids Comes Under Increasing Criticism For Unsavory Fare

The Guardian reports on the growing criticism of YouTube Kids, and its failure to police inappropriate content. Among other critics, “James Bridle, a campaigning technology-focused artist and writer, documented the way the video platform’s algorithmic curation drives enormous amounts of viewers to content made purely to satisfy those algorithms as closely as possible,” it writes. Said a YouTube spokesperson: “We’re always looking to improve the YouTube experience for all our users and we ask our community to flag any video that they believe may violate our community guidelines.”

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