Sara Spary
Aug 29, 2019

YouTube chief defends hosting of 'offensive' and 'controversial' content

Preserving an open platform is more important than ever in the face of "a rising chorus of policymakers, press and pundits" questioning its value, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki has said.

YouTube chief executive Susan Wojcicki has defended the right of the platform to host offensive and controversial content, as she set out steps the platform is taking to remove material that it deems to violate its policiesand impacts its relationship with advertisers.

In a letter to YouTube creators, Wojcicki set out her view that preserving an open platform is more important than ever even in the face of a rising chorus of...

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