Alphabet-owned Google has deleted more than 2,500 YouTube channels tied to China as part of its effort to weed out disinformation on the video-sharing platform. Photo: ReutersAlphabet-owned Google has deleted more than 2,500 YouTube channels tied to China as part of its effort to weed out disinformation on the video-sharing platform. Photo: Reuters
Alphabet-owned Google has deleted more than 2,500 YouTube channels tied to China as part of its effort to weed out disinformation on the video-sharing platform. Photo: Reuters

Google pulls 2,500 China-linked YouTube channels over disinformation on video-sharing platform

  • Alphabet-owned Google says the channels were removed ‘as part of our ongoing investigation into coordinated influence operations linked to China’
  • The channels generally posted ‘spammy, non-political content’, but a small subset touched on politics

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Alphabet-owned Google has deleted more than 2,500 YouTube channels tied to China as part of its effort to weed out disinformation on the video-sharing platform. Photo: ReutersAlphabet-owned Google has deleted more than 2,500 YouTube channels tied to China as part of its effort to weed out disinformation on the video-sharing platform. Photo: Reuters
Alphabet-owned Google has deleted more than 2,500 YouTube channels tied to China as part of its effort to weed out disinformation on the video-sharing platform. Photo: Reuters
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