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YouTube’s pedophilia problem: more than 400 channels deleted as advertisers flee over child predators

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YouTube is in crisis mode yet again.

On Wednesday night, the online video giant announced it had banned more than 400 channels and disabled comments on tens of millions of videos following a growing YouTube controversy concerning child exploitation. However, many major brands, like Disney, AT&T, Nestle, and Fortnite are jumping ship an halting all YouTube advertising in its wake.

Over the weekend, a YouTube video highlighting child predators’ rampant use of the platform had gone viral….

YouTube’s pedophilia problem: more than 400 channels deleted as advertisers flee over child predators

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YouTube is in crisis mode yet again.

On Wednesday night, the online video giant announced it had banned more than 400 channels and disabled comments on tens of millions of videos following a growing YouTube controversy concerning child exploitation. However, many major brands, like Disney, AT&T, Nestle, and Fortnite are jumping ship an halting all YouTube advertising in its wake.

Over the weekend, a YouTube video highlighting child predators’ rampant use of the platform had gone viral….

YouTube under fire for recommending videos of kids with inappropriate comments

More than a year on from a child safety content moderation scandal on YouTube and it takes just a few clicks for the platform’s recommendation algorithms to redirect a search for “bikini haul” videos of adult women towards clips of scantily clad minors engaged in body contorting gymnastics or taking an ice bath or ice lolly sucking “challenge.”

A YouTube creator called Matt Watson flagged the issue in a critical Reddit post, saying he found scores of videos of kids where YouTube…

Former colleagues accuse Neil deGrasse Tyson of sexual misconduct

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Fox and Cosmos are investigating Neil deGrasse Tyson for allegedly engaging in sexually inappropriate behavior, Variety reports. This comes on the heels of a Nov. 29 story in which two women leveled accusations at the astrophysicist.

On Thursday, Patheos published interviews with Tyson’s fellow astronomer Dr. Katelyn N. Allers and his former assistant Ashley Watson. Tyson has also been accused of sexual assault in the past.

“My experience with him is he’s not someone who has great…

Former colleagues accuse Neil deGrasse Tyson of sexual misconduct

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Fox and Cosmos are investigating Neil deGrasse Tyson for allegedly engaging in sexually inappropriate behavior, Variety reports. This comes on the heels of a Nov. 29 story in which two women leveled accusations at the astrophysicist.

On Thursday, Patheos published interviews with Tyson’s fellow astronomer Dr. Katelyn N. Allers and his former assistant Ashley Watson. Tyson has also been accused of sexual assault in the past.

“My experience with him is he’s not someone who has great…

Former colleagues accuse Neil deGrasse Tyson of sexual misconduct

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Fox and Cosmos are investigating Neil deGrasse Tyson for allegedly engaging in sexually inappropriate behavior, Variety reports. This comes on the heels of a Nov. 29 story in which two women leveled accusations at the astrophysicist.

On Thursday, Patheos published interviews with Tyson’s fellow astronomer Dr. Katelyn N. Allers and his former assistant Ashley Watson. Tyson has also been accused of sexual assault in the past.

“My experience with him is he’s not someone who has great…

Former colleagues accuse Neil deGrasse Tyson of sexual misconduct

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Fox and Cosmos are investigating Neil deGrasse Tyson for allegedly engaging in sexually inappropriate behavior, Variety reports. This comes on the heels of a Nov. 29 story in which two women leveled accusations at the astrophysicist.

On Thursday, Patheos published interviews with Tyson’s fellow astronomer Dr. Katelyn N. Allers and his former assistant Ashley Watson. Tyson has also been accused of sexual assault in the past.

“My experience with him is he’s not someone who has great…

Watch this gymnast nail a massive backflip to set the world record

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If you want to see a stunning physical feat, cast your eyes on the above video of gymnast Ashley Watson nailing a nearly 20 foot (5.87 meter) horizontal bar backflip to set a new Guinness World Record.

As Huffington Post notes, Watson is a member of the Great Britain gymnastics team and likes to share amusing training videos on his Instagram account. It’s there you can also find a photo…

Watch this gymnast nail a massive backflip to set the world record

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If you want to see a stunning physical feat, cast your eyes on the above video of gymnast Ashley Watson nailing a nearly 20 foot (5.87 meter) horizontal bar backflip to set a new Guinness World Record.

As Huffington Post notes, Watson is a member of the Great Britain gymnastics team and likes to share amusing training videos on his Instagram account. It’s there you can also find a photo…

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Time’s Up UK fund pays out £1M to combat sexual assault and harassment

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When the Justice and Equality Fund was set up earlier this year, it was kicked off with a £1million ($1,3 million) donation from Emma Watson and signed off on by more than 200 British women in the entertainment industry. 

The foundation — the UK counterpart of the Time’s Up Legal Defence Fund in the U.S. — is working to end systemic harassment and abuse. Now the organisation has made its first major…