After Logan Paul scandal, YouTube says it shouldn't be regulated like TV
YouTube has denied its content should be regulated in a way similar to traditional broadcasters. Speaking to Newsbeat, the platform's chief business officer says the site is "different" and doesn't have the same "editorial hand" broadcasters have. The Google-owned company is about to launch its first original UK-based production on its ad-supported platform, fronted by Jack Whitehall.
The Logan Paul YouTube controversy and what we should expect from internet platforms
Outside contributors' opinions and analysis of the most important issues in politics, science, and culture. What do we expect of content moderation? And what do we expect of platforms? Last week, Logan Paul, a 22-year-old YouTube star with 15 million-plus subscribers, posted a controversial video that brought these questions into focus.
The Logan Paul Incident Illustrates Why YouTube Will Never Be 100% Brand-Safe
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Logan Paul controversy highlights the carelessness of online celebrity in the YouTube era
On the last day of 2017, YouTube star Logan Paul posted a video of a dead body in Aokigahara, more commonly known as Japan's "suicide forest." The vlog followed Paul and his friends as they encountered the body of a man who, like hundreds of others, had taken his own life in the popular tourist destination.