SAN FRANCISCO: YouTube removed a video posted by popular Swedish YouTuber PewDiePie for violating its child safety guidelines.
In the video, the popular YouTuber attacked content from the popular children’s channel Cocomelon and made fun of the kids watching the videos, The Verge reports.
“Our rules prohibit content that leads to repeated patterns of harassment on and off the platform. Following a review, we removed the video in question for violating these rules because it had the effect of encouraging abusive behavior. fans, âthe report says. a YouTube spokesperson quoted Thursday.
The company also said it began to see an increase in harassment from Cocomelon following the publication of the PewDiePie video.
Earlier, the YouTube star produced another controversial track targeting another popular platform.
In 2018, PewDiePie released Bitch Lasagna originally titled T-Series Diss Track on the Bollywood T-Series channel. The trail has been accused of being highly discriminatory against Indians in general.
YouTube has decided to remove the “Coco” video to prevent similar harassment of Cocomelon, which was created by a middle-aged Korean-American couple in Southern California.