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Should YouTube reverse its new monetization policy?
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YouTubers are freaking out over a new site policy that says explicit content would disqualify a channel from running ads on its videos. The policy severely censors what creators can make and say, and puts the livelihoods of YouTubers at risk. However, some say the policy is nothing new and will allow Youtube to better combat abusive channels.

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Youtube removed the ads on Philip DeFranco's channel.
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The policy will make it impossible to talk about controversial topics, which is the value in a lot of YouTube videos. YouTube gives creators freedom to talk about what they think is important without having to bow down to network executives. That's what makes YouTube work. This change is troubling to say the least.
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A lot of popular YouTubers exist in a gray zone that's neither advertising friendly nor controversial. The policy doesn't leave much room for nuance.
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This shift in policy could end YouTube as we know it.
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The policy states "Advertiser-friendly content is content that's appropriate for all audiences. It has little to no inappropriate or mature content in the video stream, thumbnail, or metadata (such as in the video title). If the video does contain inappropriate content, the context is usually newsworthy or comedic and the creator’s intent is to inform or entertain (not offend or shock)."
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But not all YouTubers are freaking out. The policy might not have the wide reaching impact that people think it's going to.
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But there still could be some reason to worry. At this point, it's wait and see what happens.
FINAL RESULTS
Should YouTube reverse its new monetization policy?
A festive crown for the winner
#FixYouTubeNow
#YouTubeIsFine
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