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YouTube says it will soon use Wikipedia to help fight videos that promote conspiracy theories and misinformation

YouTube has announced that it's working directly with LG, Samsung, Motorola, Nokia and Asus on the new functionality, and that users should expect the feature to start appearing soon. YouTube generated around $10 billion in revenue through advertising, Bloomberg reports. Additionally, YouTube said it will prohibit videos with instructions on how to assemble firearms. Videos that link to sites that sell gun accessories may also violate the site's updated guidelines, as well. It now has 71 million subscribers. "This is really bad", wrote Full30, a gun video publisher. For years, YouTube's parent company prioritized free, easy-to-use services that definitely helped in securing YouTube's popularity among many video sites.

"While we've long prohibited the sale of firearms, we recently notified creators of updates we will be making around content promoting the sale or manufacture of firearms and their accessories, specifically, items like ammunition, Gatling triggers, and drop-in auto sears", a YouTube spokesperson told Newsweek. The updated restrictions, which come amid nationwide calls for stricter gun control, are the latest in what appears to be a ramped-up effort to curtail risky or illegal content on the video hosting platform.

The YouTube music value gapApple Music and Spotify pay musicians and songwriters each time one of their songs plays. After 17 people were killed last month in the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, anti-gun advocates have been pressuring tech companies to do more on gun control.

"YouTube's newly released released vague and one-sided firearms policy makes it abundantly clear that YouTube can not be counted upon to be a safe harbor for a wide variety of views and subject matter", reads a post on the InRangeTV Facebook page.

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Spike's Tactical marketing director Kit Cope said the company received an email Tuesday and the YouTube channel and its videos were wiped a few minutes later. "We feel strongly that after they get done going after guns, they'll continue to ban and erase content that falls in line with conservative ideologies like they have already demonstrated with the deletion of anti-abortion videos and the like".

YouTube is caught in a singular predicament: People turn to the platform for news, including watching official news clips from reputable organizations like CNN, but YouTube doesn't believe it is a news organization.

James Yeager, the CEO of Tactical Response in Tennessee, had his YouTube channel banned in December and is trying to raise funds through Kickstarter to create a new video platform. PornHub didn't immediately return a request for comment on the matter.

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