• YouTube tries to crack down on conspiracy videos

    6 monthes ago - By Phys.org

    YouTube says it's cracking down on conspiracy videos, though it's scant on the details.
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  • YouTube announced a partnership with Wikipedia to fix fake news. It didn't tell Wikipedia

    6 monthes ago - By WMPoweruser

    Yesterday, YouTube announced that it would be partnering with Wikipedia to include context around videos. Most notably it would attempt to fight conspiracy theory videos with Wikipedia articles which would at least contain an agreed upon version of the facts. This move was seen as an abdication of responsibility by Google, which had come under...
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  • Linking to Wikipedia articles on conspiracy videos won't solve YouTube's core issue

    6 monthes ago - By Technology Review


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  • Wikipedia wasn't aware of YouTube's conspiracy video plan

    6 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    YouTube has a plan to combat the abundant conspiracy theories that feature in credulous videos on its platform; not a very good plan, but a plan just the same. It's using information drawn from Wikipedia relevant to some of the more popular conspiracy theories, and putting that info front and center on videos that dabble in... creative historical re-imaginings.
    The plan is being criticized from a number of quarters for essentially sloughing responsibility about this harmful content on to another, volunteer-based organization. But it turns out that's not even a responsibility that Wikipedia...
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