YouTube bans posting movies claiming 'Trump victory'

In the 2020 United States presidential election , Democratic candidate Joe Biden clashed with incumbent president and Republican candidate Donald Trump, and major media outlets reported that Biden had won. Initially, the Trump camp was accusing the Democratic Party of fraud, but as of November 24, 2020, President Trump has not declared defeat, but has tweeted that he will allow Biden to move to power. However, it seems that some supporters are still claiming President Trump's victory on YouTube, and YouTube has announced that it will ban posting such movies.

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YouTube bans videos claiming Trump won | Ars Technica

YouTube will remove any content uploaded that misleads those who claim that'widespread misconduct and misinterpretation changed the outcome of the 2020 US presidential election', dated December 9. Was announced.

YouTube has so far allowed the posting of 'content that gives controversial views on election results and the ballot counting process.' However, as most of the Trump camp's legal objections were dismissed by the Supreme Court, YouTube said, 'The legitimacy of the election that Mr. Biden won is no longer controversial.' Will be enforced and more content will be removed in the coming weeks. '

However, discussions about the presidential election on YouTube are not completely banned. YouTube says, 'Videos about education, documentaries, science, and the arts allow you to discuss prohibited content. To fall into this exception, the creator's purpose is to promote or support content that violates our policies. We need to make it clear to our viewers that this is not what we do. '

Each platform takes a different approach to the allegations of 'fraud' in the 2020 US presidential election. For example, Twitter allows President Trump to tweet 'complain about fraud,' but each tweet is labeled to indicate 'the allegation is pending.' Facebook takes a similar approach to Twitter, and when you post content that disagrees with the election results on Facebook, Facebook may add information notifications to users that show the official election results.

Twitter and Facebook add warning labels to President Trump's 'Too Premature Victory Declaration'-GIGAZINE

At the same time, Google announced that it will lift the restrictions on political advertisements that were prohibited from being posted in line with the 2020 United States presidential election, and from December 10, 2020, election advertisements will be able to be placed in the same way as before. did.

Google to lift post-election political ad ban on Dec. 10 --Axios

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