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YouTube bans 'hate content'

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OPINION: Something odd happened this week. YouTube announced that it would be "removing more hateful and supremacist content".

Yep. You've read that correctly.

YouTube, the 14-year-old video sharing platform, looks as if it's finally ready to get serious with the hate-inducing content that's hosted on the platform.

YouTube published a series of blog posts that explain its rationale, and future course of action, on how it's going to be tougher on "hateful content".

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The Google-owned website said that enough was enough. And it would no longer allow videos that promoted fascist views or the denial of the Holocaust on its platform.

Once again. This is the........

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