YouTube to Warn Users About to Post Potentially Offensive Comments

The Google-owned video site will debut a voluntary survey for creators next year to help ensure that their communities are treated fairly

YouTube's number of daily hate speech comment removals has skyrocketed by 46 times since early 2019 Anatoliy Sizov/iStock

YouTube released features to make its comments section less toxic and provided details on an upcoming voluntary survey that will help it determine which communities creators belong to and ensure that those creators and communities are being treated fairly by its systems. David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.