Some LGBTQ+ videos are being filtered on YouTube and vloggers want answers
Several popular LGBTQ+ YouTube vloggers have claimed that YouTube is using the site’s “restricted mode” to hide some of their videos.
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The restricted mode for YouTube, according to Google, enables users to filter out “potentially objectionable content,” leading some LGBTQ+ vloggers to accuse YouTube of implicitly categorizing their material as not “family-friendly.”
That’s the complaint British vlogger Rowan Ellis made to Gizmodo, saying, “there is a bias somewhere within that process equating LGBT+ with ‘not family friendly.’”
Ellis posted her own video addressing the issue after she found dozens of her videos fell