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YouTube finally hands down punishment to creator for posting passed physique video

About one year after the YouTube ad-pocalypse shook up the online video website, the company is handing down a punishment to another YouTube star for posting an pornographic video. Logan Paul, a YouTube creator with 15 million subscribers, has been private from Google’s Preferred ad platform. YouTube also won’t underline Paul in the fourth deteriorate of Foursome, a YouTube Red show, and Paul’s other Originals projects have been put on hold. This comes scarcely two weeks after Paul posted a video of him visiting Aokigahara in Japan, also famous as the “suicide forest,” and prominently featuring a passed human physique in the video and in the video’s thumbnail.

YouTube’s punishment comes after the company done this strange matter about this incident:

Our hearts go out to the family of the person featured in the video. YouTube prohibits aroused or bloody calm posted in a shocking, marvellous or unpleasant manner. If a video is graphic, it can only sojourn on the site when upheld by suitable educational or documentary information and in some cases it will be age-gated. We partner with reserve groups such as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to yield educational resources that are incorporated in the YouTube Safety Center.

Amidst outrage from the YouTube village and some celebrities, Logan Paul private the video from YouTube and released two apologies before announcing he would take time off from YouTube “to reflect.”


How did a passed physique finish up on YouTube?

A little some-more than a week after appearing on Top Chef, Paul uploaded the video in doubt on Dec 31, 2017. It showed him and some friends entering Aokigahara and anticipating the unresolved physique of a man who presumably had committed suicide. The video’s thumbnail also enclosed an picture of the body. The video gleaned millions of views and sat on the YouTube Trending page for a while before village members and celebrities including Aaron Paul and Chrissy Teigen called Paul out for his descent and unpleasant video. Paul private the video from his channel shortly thereafter.

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