YouTube Updates Terms of Service

The changes are effective immediately in the US, mid-2021 elsewhere

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YouTube detailed updates to its terms of service that will take effect immediately in the U.S. and in the middle of 2021 in countries outside of the U.S.

The Google-owned video site re-emphasized that people or organizations cannot “collect or harvest any information that might identify a person (for example, usernames), unless permitted by that person,” adding that facial recognition data is included, as well.

Ads can now appear on videos from channels that are not part of the YouTube Partner Program, and YouTube said it will gradually begin placing ads on brand-safe



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