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YouTube is cracking down on dangerous pranks and stunts like the Bird Box challenge

The Next Web Wednesday, 16 January 2019
YouTube is cracking down on dangerous pranks and stunts like the Bird Box challengeYouTube has published new policies for its video platform that state it won’t allow content depicting dangerous pranks and stunts like the Bird Box and Tide Pod challenges. Good. The company wants to prevent creators from engaging in these activities and from encouraging viewers to participate. Its updated Community Guidelines address the issue as follows: Content that encourages violence or dangerous activities that may result in serious physical harm, distress or death violates our harmful and dangerous policy, so we’re clarifying what this means for dangerous challenges and pranks. YouTube is home to many beloved viral challenges and pranks, but…

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ComicBook.com reports that Youtube is finally taking a stand against dangerous stunt and challenge videos. YouTube is banning challenges and stunts like the Tide Pod Challenge and The Bird Box Challenge. YouTube issued a new announcement regarding strengthening enforcement of community guidelines...

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