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    YouTube to counter conspiracy videos by displaying information from Wikipedia alongside /Link

    YouTube has faced criticism not only for allowing conspiracy videos to appear on the site, but also how it has dealt with them. The latest move by Google in this area will see information from Wikipedia and other websites displayed alongside such videos in the interests of balance. Google says that the aim of the new "information cues" is to combat conspiracy theory videos it hosts, as well as trying to combat hoaxes. See also: Google slaps a ban on cryptocurrency ads Advertisers pull ads from Alex Jones' YouTube channel because they don't want to be linked to InfoWars YouTube… [Continue Reading]

    (@)Mark Wycislik-Wilson

    Published on 14 Mar 2018 at 10:06AM

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