Parents Are Letting Their Kids Watch YouTube, But They’re Also Finding Unsuitable Content

64 percent of Pew survey respondents encountered videos that were obviously false or untrue

Pew Research Center surveyed over 4,500 U.S. adults on their YouTube usage pressureUA/iStock

YouTube is far from immune from questionable content, as 64 percent of respondents to a recent survey from Pew Research Center said they sometimes encounter videos that are obviously false or untrue while surfing the Google-owned video site, while 60 percent sometimes see videos depicting people engaging in dangerous or troubling behavior.

david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.
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