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YouTube removed 1.7 mn videos in India in July-Sept, most in world

Around 5.6 million videos were removed globally for violating platform's community guidelines

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YouTube’s Community Guidelines are enforced across the globe, regardless of where the content is uploaded

Sourabh Lele New Delhi
YouTube in July-September this year removed some 1.7 million videos originating in India--the highest in the world--for violating guidelines, the company said in its quarterly transparency report on Tuesday.

It had removed 1.32 million videos in India in the previous quarter, April to June. Around 5.6 million videos were removed globally, mainly for violations related to child safety, violence, nudity, bullying, and harmful content.

The Google-owned company cancelled more than 5 million channels worldwide in the third quarter of 2022, for violating its policies on misleading metadata, thumbnails, scams, video, and spam comments.

India, where 1,707,204 videos were removed July

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First Published: Nov 29 2022 | 6:51 PM IST

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