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The History of Youtube's Volunteer Flaggers

    WarmPotato

    The History of Youtube's Volunteer FlaggersYoutube's Trusted Flagger Program originated in the Youtube Deputy Program of 2012. It was only recently in 2016 that the trusted flagger programme got any sort of attention, because of the Youtube Heroes program. Youtube heroes publicized the long standing fact that trusted flaggers get to mass flag videos, which pissed off pretty much everybody. The Mass Flagging feature has been part of Trusted Flaggers since its inception, but people were still caught off guard, myself included. It is only in the aftermath of the Youtube Heroes debacle, that people have finally come to understand the Trusted Flagger programme as a whole. Distinct from the Youtube Contributors program, Trusted Flaggers have abilities like 'escalation' and direct contact with youtube staff, that enables them to exercise significant influence over Youtube as a whole. Some would call this influence unwarranted, but as long as Susan Wojcicki remains in charge, the Trusted Flagger system is likely here to stay.Notice that all of this drama heated up in 2014, the same time that Susan Wojcicki became CEO of youtube. More information here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OAQErpuPr6YAn official at Youtube stated "A Justin Bieber Video" was the number one most flagged video on the site. Considering "Baby" has over 2 billion views, it only makes sense that "Baby" is the culprit, even if hard confirmation was never given.Reminder that Youtube has money and time to produce open borders propaganda, but somehow doesn't have any resources to devote to publicizing the Trusted Flagger program. Hmm, its almost like they intentionally want to keep the programme private...Leave a LIKE and SUBSCRIBE if you enjoyed.Video Topic: The History of Youtube's Volunteer Flaggers______________________________________________Youtube Deputy Link (2012)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=em9ciXc_BEoYouTube Grants 200 Users Super FlaggerCommunity Guideline Privileges (2014)https://www.tubefilter.com/2014/03/17/youtube-copyright-super-flagger/https://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/03/17/youtube-enlists-trusted-flaggers-to-police-videos/https://www.theweek.co.uk/google/57698/google-gives-uk-special-power-to-police-youtube-videoshttps://www.ft.com/content/b5b03bb4-a87b-11e3-b50f-00144feab7dehttps://variety.com/2014/digital/news/youtube-super-flagger-program-of-200-users-and-groups-not-aimed-at-copyright-infringement-1201136672/Youtube Heroes Links (2016)https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/7124236?hl=enhttps://youtube.googleblog.com/2016/09/growing-our-trusted-flagger-program.htmlhttps://web.archive.org/web/20160922012002/https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/7124236?hl=enhttps://web.archive.org/web/20190212160313/https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/7124236?hl=en2016 Trusted Flaggers AMAhttps://www.reddit.com/r/youtube/comments/54bpuo/were_some_of_the_youtube_heroes_trusted_flaggers/2016 UK Parliament Hearinghttps://parliamentlive.tv/event/index/b60aa5a3-5900-4a9b-8d2a-f813d6e5221d?in=15:17:452017 Youtube Official Statementshttps://www.commerce.senate.gov/public/_cache/files/620b4168-3db3-4108-a2d7-334881bca32a/CE50E8316CB3FDFE481B13D2429063D3.downs-testimony.pdfhttps://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/jun/19/youtube-unveils-new-plan-to-block-inflammatory-con/2018 Youtube Linkshttps://dailycaller.com/2018/02/27/google-youtube-southern-poverty-law-center-censorship/https://founderscode.com/youtubes-trusted-flagger-program-sham/https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/pavyp8/youtube-contributors-trusted-flaggers-feature2019https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/7554338?hl=enhttps://www.washingtonexaminer.com/southern-poverty-law-center-website-triggered-frc-shooting_________________________________________________Copyright DisclaimerUnder Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for Fair Use for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and more. No copyright infringement intended. The clips used in this video are brief and edited, usually with narration playing over it or showing amounts needed to make my point. I do not own or claim to own the rights to footage. This video is considered Fair Use by YouTube and Federal Copyright Law. For further proof and information on Fair Use, please refer to:https://www.copyright.gov/fair-use/more-info.htmlPlease do not attack, bully, or harass anyone you see in the videos. That is not the intended purpose.