YouTube Announces Some Stricter Guidelines For Content Creators To Follow

It goes without saying that some big and major YouTube creators have not followed the community guidelines which has affected the reputation of the entire platform.

Well YouTube is now enforcing more stricter rules in order to make the website a safer place to visit.

YouTube announced on its official blog some additional steps that video creators must follow from now on, or else there will be some harsh penalties. You can read about the new rules down below.

  1. Premium Monetization Programs, Promotion and Content Development Partnerships. We may remove a channel from Google Preferred and also suspend, cancel or remove a creator's YouTube Original.
  2. Monetization and Creator Support Privileges. We may suspend a channel's ability to serve ads, ability to earn revenue and potentially remove a channel from the YouTube Partner Program, including creator support and access to our YouTube Spaces.
  3. Video Recommendations. We may remove a channel's eligibility to be recommended on YouTube, such as appearing on our home page, trending tab or watch next.

Suspension of monetization has already been enforced since YouTube already removed ads from Logan Paul's channel temporarily. This is thanks to the many offensive videos he uploaded recently that caused lots of controversy.

Logan Paul is not the only one being targeted as of late. Racial slurs that PewDiePie said a couple of months ago was also talked about lots and some prank channels have also been targeted for being inappropriate.

The main videos that YouTube is targeting are those that promote hate speech, heinous pranks made to traumatize people, violence and cruelty. YouTube is hoping the platform will be safer for creators, viewers and advertisers.

Wanna read more on this? Check these out: New YouTube Monetization Requirements Come Into Effect For Everyone Starting Today (more); YouTube Video Leaks First Photos Of Mattel's Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Toys (more); YouTube's New Monetization Policy Will Punish Small/New Channels For No Reason (more); Taylor Swift's New Music Video Sets A YouTube Record (more).

And here are some more related articles: Youtube Star Jack Gilinsky Appears Hacked By Chikri, Tweets Racist Messages (more); Kong: Skull Island Director Criticizes The CinemaSins YouTube Series (more); First Episode Of Star Wars: Forces of Destiny Uploaded On YouTube (more).

A few more: The Fate of the Furious Official Trailer Nears 2 Million Views On YouTube (more); The 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Trailer Is The Number One Trending Video On YouTube (more).

YouTube