The Verge reports: “YouTube has removed more than 270 accounts and over 150,000 videos from its platform, and switched off commenting on 625,000 videos targeted by child predators, according to Vice News. Advertising partners including Adidas, Deutsche Bank, Cadbury, and Hewlett-Packard have frozen advertising on the platform after finding their ads were being played alongside abusive content. YouTube has had problems with child-exploitation material being uploaded onto its platform with videos depicting children in abusive situations gaining millions of views.”

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