当前位置:首页 > What's Trending Today > 正文

YouTube Punishes Blogger After Video of Apparent Suicide Victim

2018-01-12

源 稿 窗
大字
小字
 折叠显示 
 全文显示 
[00:00.00]
  • This is What’s Trending Today…
  • [00:02.81]
  • YouTube says it has punished an American blogger over a video that appeared to show the body of a suicide victim.
  • [00:15.79]
  • The blogger, Logan Paul, took the video in the Aokigahara forest, near Japan’s Mount Fuji.
  • [00:27.83]
  • The area is known as a place where a number of people have taken their lives in recent years.
  • [00:37.05]
  • In the video, Paul and his friends see a man’s hanging body from a tree.
  • [00:44.85]
  • They react with shock, but also make jokes.
  • [00:50.45]
  • Suicide rates in Japan are among the highest in the world.
  • [00:57.41]
  • About 21,000 people there commit suicide each year, according to Japanese government estimates.
  • [01:07.00]
  • YouTube said in a statement that it has removed Logan Paul’s channels from Google Preferred, which presents top YouTube videos.
  • [01:21.24]
  • The company offers those videos to advertisers.
  • [01:27.27]
  • YouTube also said it will not include Paul in the new season of a web-based series called “Foursome.”
  • [01:38.26]
  • And it said his new videos are no longer being published.
  • [01:44.92]
  • Paul’s YouTube channel has more than 15 million subscribers.
  • [01:52.54]
  • He has more than 4 million followers on Twitter.
  • [01:57.83]
  • The video filmed in the Japanese forest received over 6 million views before Paul took it down.
  • [02:07.31]
  • YouTube bars violent content that is shown in a shocking or disrespectful way, the company says.
  • [02:18.54]
  • It issued a “strike” against Paul’s channel for violating its community rules after the video was published.
  • [02:26.06]
  • Paul announced earlier this month he was taking a break from making YouTube videos “to reflect.”
  • [02:38.80]
  • He has also published several apology videos and posts on social media.
  • [02:47.51]
  • But Paul continues to face strong criticism for the apparent suicide victim video as well as other video blogs he published during his visit to Japan.
  • [03:02.21]
  • I'm Bryan Lynn.
  • 如您有建议或意见点击这里给我们留言