YouTube Announces New Policies in Response to Advertisers’ Child Safety Concerns

Letter goes out to brands, agencies and influencers

Today's letter follows a similar memo sent to partners last week. Illustration: Ron Goodman for Adweek

YouTube took additional steps today to address a controversy that erupted earlier this month over child safety issues, sending a letter to brands, media buyers and top content creators detailing new initiatives to help protect underage users and prevent ads from running adjacent to offensive or illegal content.

@ronan_shields Ronan Shields is Adweek's programmatic editor.
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