YouTube Explores Ways to Detect Misinformation Early, Extend Efforts Globally

Chief product officer Neal Mohan also detailed the challenges of dealing with off-platform borderline videos

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YouTube chief product officer Neal Mohan outlined some of the Google-owned video site’s plans to prevent the spread of misinformation in a lengthy blog post this week.

He wrote in his introduction, “Over the past five years, we’ve invested heavily in a framework we call the 4Rs of responsibility. Using a combination of machine learning and people, we remove violative content quickly, raise up authoritative sources and reduce the spread of problematic content. These tools working together have been pivotal in keeping views of bad content low, while preserving free expression on our platform.

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