Omar Oakes
Jan 16, 2020

Samsung and L'Oreal ads found on climate change denial YouTube videos

People who search 'global warming' or 'climate change' on platform are given recommendations for misinformation, new report found.

Samsung and L’Oréal are among a number of global brands that have unwittingly been advertising against climate-misinformation videos on YouTube.

A new investigation by activist group Avaaz discovered that YouTube has been driving millions of viewers to climate-denial videos with its recommendation algorithm.

It found that people who search global warming or climate change are given recommendations for climate-denial films via its Up Next feature and in the suggestions bar...

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