You Tube removed more than 2 million videos in India between April and June, 2023
New Delhi, October 19, 2023: As per media reports, To ban fake news channels on You Tube, Google-owned YouTube will list credible news sources on a “Watch Page” which it will roll out in the coming months in India, a senior company official said on Thursday.
According to the news published in The Tribune with PTI inputs, Mira Chatt, head of government affairs and public policy, said that the Watch Page will be rolled out in coming months in India.
Today, I am thrilled to introduce ‘Watch Page’ for news… the Watch Page will recommend videos available from credible sources,” YouTube India, she said at the Google for India event here.
Chatt said the platform removed more than 2 million videos in India between April and June, 2023 that were violating its policies.
Recently, the government asked YouTube to identify fake news channels on its platform.
Sources, however, said that the government has not defined “fake news” in its communication to YouTube.