YouTube toughens rules for QAnon conspiracy content

San Francisco (AFP) – YouTube said Thursday it was tightening rules for propagation of conspiracy theories, notably targeting the QAnon movement already limited on Twitter and Facebook.The Google-owned video-sharing service said it was expanding its policies on hate and harassment “to prohibit content that targets an individual or group with conspiracy theories that have been used to justify real-world violence.”This could mean removing videos threatening or harassing people by suggesting they are complicit in a conspiracy like Pizzagate — about a supposed child sex trafficking ring with link…

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