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YouTube will use Wikipedia to help solve its conspiracy theory problem

The Guardian -------- YouTube will flag conspiracy theory videos with additional information from Wikipedia in an effort to tackle the spread of disinformation on its platform. The feature, which will launch “in the coming months” will at first focus on “well-known” conspiracy theories that have significant debate on YouTube, for example videos suggesting that Nasa’s Moon landing was a hoax. “We will show as a companion unit next to the video information from Wikipedia showing information about the event,” said the company’s CEO, Susan Wojcicki, on stage at the film and technology festival SXSW. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.

YouTube will use Wikipedia to help solve its conspiracy theory problem - Read More from The Guardian

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