Content Policies & Community Guidelines – How YouTube Works

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How does YouTube keep harmful content off the platform?

We have Community Guidelines – policies that outline what content is not acceptable to post. We work to quickly remove content that violates our policies. We use a combination of people and machine learning to detect potentially problematic content at scale. Once such content is identified, human review verifies whether it violates our policies. If it does, the content is removed and used to train our machines for [...]

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