YouTube’s Policy Enforcement Is Bad, Media Buyers Admit—But the Platform’s Too Good to Quit

Not even the latest Stephen Crowder controversy will curtail its ad revenue

Media buyers say as long as they stay away from risky content, they're not concerned about YouTube's policies. YouTube, Unsplash

YouTube is facing renewed criticism for the way it enforces its policies against hate speech after a Vox Media video reporter criticized the company this week. While the platform is facing increased pressure and criticism, the slew of advertisers that feed YouTube’s massive profit margins still have no plans to leave it.

@kelseymsutton Kelsey Sutton is the streaming editor at Adweek, where she covers the business of streaming television.