Against the backdrop of reports that a comprehensive pedophile network is active in the comments of the YouTube video of children, several large companies have suspended their advertising campaigns. AT & T and the Hasbro toy manufacturer have become the latest advertisers to receive this event, CNBC reported on Thursday.
AT & T spokesman CNBC has stated in a statement that it breaks its video platform ads while Google, the parent company of YouTube, can not protect our brand from offensive content of any kind. "Hasbro also told the site that it paused its advertising campaigns, adding that he was contacting YouTube about this issue.
Grammarly and Fortnite the developer of Epic Games both said this week that they turned to the company for answers about how YouTube plans to maintain predatory behavior from its site. The Nestlé spokesman also told Gizmodo on Wednesday that "all Nestlé companies in the United States have suspended their ads on YouTube."
Responses follow the YouTube video, published on Sunday by Matt Watson. videos of minors and especially young girls. Watson discovered that these people exchanged contact information and links, as well as video material, when children were shown "at compromise positions."
on YouTube, "the YouTube spokeswoman said in a statement on Wednesday. "We immediately took action by deleting accounts and channels, reporting on illegal activities by authorities and disconnecting comments on tens of millions of videos that include minors." "Representatives of all major advertising agency holding companies" and other clients after new reports on the exploitation of children on its platform. Adweek said that he talked with one agent who expressed concern about YouTube's ability to resolve this issue, especially given the fact that the company was not the first time to be confronted with this issue.
The week when the company removed hundreds of accounts associated with commentators on the video in question. In addition to turning off comments on millions of minors videos, the spokesman said that the company also removed some videos that could put children at risk of predatory behavior.