Mashable: YouTube says it will soon monetize ‘edgier content’ . “YouTube has heard the most recent concerns and complaints from its creators loud and clear. In her last quarterly creators letter of the year, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki laid out a number of updates in the works for creators who may not make the most family-friendly content.”
The Verge: Imgur won’t support Reddit’s NSFW communities anymore because they put its ‘business at risk’. “In a blog post published earlier this week, image-sharing site Imgur wrote that it won’t display any content from Reddit’s NSFW communities on its site.”
Tubefilter: YouTube Updates Child Safety Policies To Remove Adult-Themed Videos Aimed At Kids. “YouTube is updating its child safety policies to ban videos that contain ‘mature or violent themes’ and yet explicitly target minor or family viewers. Prior to this update, YouTube simply age-restricted videos that were found to contain things like sex, death, and graphic violence, but indicated (via the title, description, and/or tags) that they were made for kids or intended for families to watch together.” Wow, this took long enough.