Advertisers abandon YouTube over disgusting comments

Episode 1568 (07:01)

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Advertisers are abandoning YouTube after comments by pedophiles have been found on certain channels and video content. The content itself isn't questionable, per se, but bad guys are putting disgusting comments into videos featuring kids, and that is causing advertisers to pull out. YouTube has responded by taking down 400 channels and deleting millions of comments. Leo says that the YouTube comments feature has been horribly broken for years. Leo says that there are a percentage of humans who are just plain fowl, and if you have content up, he advises turning off comments to be safe.

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