Calif. – Google’s (NASD: GOOG) YouTube on Wednesday
introduced a new parental control feature called Safety Mode, which will help
parents and others screen out potentially objectionable content.
setting will use a filtering system to screen out content such as a newsworthy
video that contains graphic violence.
"While no filter is 100% perfect,
Safety Mode is another step in our ongoing desire to give you greater control
over the content you see on the site," YouTube assistant product manager
Jamie Davidson wrote on the company’s blog.