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Users kids the YouTube Kids app found that in the vast “safe” service is a large amount of controversial commercials inappropriate for preschoolers. In particular, the hero of one of such video recorded instruction on sharpening knives. On it informs “bi-Bi-si”.
Reporters noted that in recent months, the video has hundreds of these videos are open to children. Representatives of Google has apologized for the appearance of unwanted content on the platform. Manager for public policy, Google Cathy O’donovan asked the children for forgiveness for any pain and discomfort.
The YouTube team has assured that continue to struggle with inappropriate content will be taken to a new level. “We have done a lot of work to create useful tools for marking the disputed content. Marked live are considered by the system very, very quickly”, — said the developers.
The first claim to the YouTube Kids app users show in 2015. Then worried about children’s human rights activists have accused the company that to filter videos based on computer algorithms instead of “real” moderators.
Video, photo All from Russia.