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YouTube cancels Myanmar military-run channels, pulls videos

YouTube has removed five channels run by Myanmar's military for violating its community guidelines and terms of service, following the Feb. 1 military coup.

3/5/2021 11:20:00 AM

YouTube has removed five channels run by Myanmar 's military for violating its community guidelines and terms of service, following the Feb. 1 military coup.

BANGKOK (AP) — YouTube has removed five channels run by Myanmar ’s military for violating its community guidelines and terms of service. The company said Friday that it terminated channels...

BANGKOK (AP) — YouTube has removed five channels run by Myanmar’s military for violating its community guidelines and terms of service.The company said Friday that it terminated channels of broadcasters Myawaddy Media, MRTV, WD Online Broadcasting, MWD Variety and MWD Myanmar. The decision follows a Feb. 1 military coup that ousted the country’s elected government, provoking massive public protests.

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“We have terminated a number of channels and removed several videos from YouTube in accordance with our community guidelines and applicable laws,” YouTube said in an emailed statement.ADVERTISEMENTThe company said it was monitoring the situation for any content that might violate its rules.

YouTube said it had terminated around 20 channels and removed over 160 videos in the past couple months for violating its policies regarding hate speech and harassment, spam and deceptive practices, violent or graphic content policy and violations of its terms of service. headtopics.com

In December, it pulled 34 channels as part of an investigation into content uploaded in a coordinated influence campaign. That campaign uploaded content about elections in Myanmar, regional conflicts and news related to the U.S., China and Malaysia, the company said.

The decision by YouTube followed Facebook’s earlier announcement that it had removed all Myanmar military-linked pages from its site and from Instagram, which it also owns. Read more: The Associated Press »

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