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BRIEF-YouTube Says Taking More Steps To Tackle Hate On YouTube

June 5 (Reuters) - YOUTUBE:

YOUTUBE - TAKING MORE STEPS TO TACKLE HATE ON YOUTUBE, EXPANDING DEFINITION OF HATE SPEECH, RAISING UP MORE AUTHORITATIVE CONTENT IN RECOMMENDATIONS

* YOUTUBE - WILL REMOVE CONTENT DENYING THAT WELL-DOCUMENTED VIOLENT EVENTS, LIKE THE HOLOCAUST OR THE SHOOTING AT SANDY HOOK ELEMENTARY, TOOK PLACE

* YOUTUBE- PROHIBITING VIDEOS ALLEGING A GROUP IS SUPERIOR TO JUSTIFY DISCRIMINATION, BASED ON AGE, GENDER, RACE, CASTE, RELIGION, SEXUAL ORIENTATION

* YOUTUBE - WILL BEGIN ENFORCING UPDATED POLICY TO TACKLE HATE ON WEDNESDAY

* YOUTUBE- SOME VIDEOS COULD REMAIN UP AS THEY DISCUSS TOPICS LIKE PENDING LEGISLATION, AIM TO CONDEMN/EXPOSE HATE, PROVIDE ANALYSIS OF CURRENT EVENTS

* YOUTUBE- RECOGNIZE SOME HATEFUL CONTENT HAS VALUE TO RESEARCHERS, NGOS LOOKING TO COMBAT HATE; EXPLORING OPTIONS TO MAKE IT AVAILABLE TO THEM IN FUTURE

* YOUTUBE - LOOKING TO BRING UPDATED SYSTEM TO REDUCE BORDERLINE CONTENT, HARMFUL MISINFORMATION TO MORE COUNTRIES BY THE END OF 2019

* YOUTUBE- CHANNELS REPEATEDLY BRUSHING UP AGAINST HATE SPEECH POLICIES TO BE SUSPENDED FROM ITS PARTNER PROGRAM; THEY CANT RUN ADS ON THEIR CHANNEL Source text: (https://bit.ly/2WiurCO) Further company coverage: