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YouTube’s three-strike system you should know if your content violates policies

ANI | Updated: Feb 20, 2019 16:57 IST

California [USA], Feb 20 (ANI): YouTube has announced a simpler three-strike system for content creators who post stuff that is in violation of the platform’s community guidelines.
In a blog post, YouTube outlined these changes, explaining that starting February 25, all channels will receive a one-time warning the first time they post content that is in violation. There will be no penalties to their channel, except for removal of the content in question.
The first strike will prevent you from uploading any new content to YouTube, including live streaming, and other channel activities, for one week. Strikes will expire after 90 days.
The second strike in any 90-day period will result in two-week ban on the uploading ability, while a third-strike in any 90-day period will result in termination of the channel.
YouTube also explains that while most strikes result from videos, it also takes into account all content on the platform, including stories, custom thumbnails, or links to other websites included in a video’s description or infocard.
The company notes that 98 per cent of its users who upload content never violate its policies, and those who do, stop after the first strike. (ANI)