Later that month, the company started to mass delete videos and channels that made improper use of family-friendly characters.
In early April 2017, the YouTube channel presented evidence claiming that a article had fabricated screenshots showing major brand advertising on an offensive video containing music overlaid on a music video, citing that the video itself had not earned any ad revenue for the uploader.
The ban was lifted in January 2016 after YouTube launched a Pakistan-specific version.
In June 2019, The New York Times cited researchers who found that users who watched erotic videos could be recommended seemingly innocuous videos of children.
The service explained that this was a temporary measure while they explore other methods to eliminate the problem.
For over a year, in 2018 and 2019, there was no YouTube app available for products.
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These questions have been raised in the past, as YouTube has had to remove channels with children's content which, after becoming popular, then suddenly include inappropriate content masked as children's content.