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YouTube remove more than 8 million videos in three months time

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Google subsidiary YouTube has from October to december, 2017 in a total of 8.3 million video’s removed from his website. It mainly goes to spam or pornographic material.

In the removal of inappropriate content YouTube since June, 2017 use of automatic learning (machine learning). And the technology is proving to be successful. So were 6.7 million of the deleted videos aimed by algorithms and not by users.

The website succeeds by additional investment in technology also in to inappropriate movies a lot faster to remove. Of the 6.7 million by the algorithms were detected, deleted YouTube 76 percent still for a some time to could be considered. ‘To illustrate: in the beginning of 2017 was 8 percent of the due to violent extremism geseinde videos will be removed with less than 10 views. Now have more than half of the videos that we remove due to violent extremism, less than 10 views’, says the.

In total, in the last quarter, more than 9.2 million videos aimed at by the users of the platform.

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