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YouTube still needs to actually apologize for (and fix) 'restricted mode'

By: mashable.com 11 months ago
YouTube still needs to actually apologize for (and fix) 'restricted mode'

YouTube is no stranger to backlash from its creator community. But one thing it has never been criticized for: Failing to be inclusive.  After all, this is the platform home to over 51.1 million "coming out" videos and a Sundance Film Festival movie about transgender YouTuber Gigi Gorgeous. Those positive vibes toward the platform may have unraveled in just one weekend. On Friday, many members of YouTube's LGBTQ community turned on the platform after several popular creators pointed out how its "restricted mode" hides some of their videos. SEE ALSO: YouTube apologizes for hidden LGBTQ videos Read more... More about Susan Wojcicki, Hannah Hart, Gigi Gorgeous, Tyler Oakley, and Hank Green

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YouTube is no stranger to backlash from its creator community. But one thing it has never been criticized for: Failing to be inclusive. 

After all, this is the platform home to over 51.1 million "coming out" videos and a Sundance Film Festival movie about transgender YouTuber Gigi Gorgeous.

Those positive vibes toward the platform may have unraveled in just one weekend. On Friday, many members of YouTube's LGBTQ community turned on the platform after several popular creators pointed out how its "restricted mode" hides some of their videos.

SEE ALSO: YouTube apologizes for hidden LGBTQ videos Read more...

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