YouTube Loosens Restrictions on Violence in Game-Related Video Content

Google have announced that video game violence does not violate YouTube’s terms of service. While YouTube’s terms of service does state “violent or gory content intended to shock or disgust viewers, or content encouraging others to commit violent acts are not allowed on YouTube,” a recent update on December 2nd has given some leeway to video game content. We know there’s a difference between real-world violence and scripted or simulated violence – such as what you see in movies, TV shows, or video games – so we want to make sure…

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