YouTuber Logan Paul has given credibility to a theory that the video site is censoring videos that mention him.
Fellow YouTuber Keemstar claims that videos tagged “Logan Paul” receive fewer views, but gain more traction when the tags are removed.
There isn’t a lot of evidence that this is true, and a source closed to YouTube said it doesn’t censor videos based on words or creators.
Paul is still the 10th richest YouTuber, according to Forbes, netting a reported $14.5 million in 2018.
Popular and controversial YouTuber Logan Paul has joined the ranks of vloggers claiming that the video site is censoring content.
Paul appeared to buy into a theory put forward on Wednesday by fellow YouTuber Daniel “Keemstar” Keem, who suggested that YouTube was deliberately downranking videos tagged “Logan Paul.”
Keemstar, who runs a gossipy, YouTube-focused news vlog called DramaAlert, claimed that he posted a video featuring the words “Logan Paul” in the title and tags, and that it received fewer views than normal. The video, he claimed, did better once Paul’s name was removed.
Paul wrote in reply: “i hate to say this & i mean i REALLY hate to say this but i think these are facts, pls love me again @YouTube.”
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Source:: Businessinsider – Tech