YouTube says over 10,000 workers will help curb shady videos
December 6, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) — YouTube is hiring more people to help curb videos that violate its policies.
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki said "some bad actors are exploiting" the Google-owned service to "mislead, manipulate, harass or even harm."
Google will have more than 10,000 workers address the problem by next year, though her blog post Monday doesn't say how many the company already has. Spokeswoman Michelle Slavich said Tuesday that some have already been hired, and the team will be a combination of employees and contractors.
Wojcicki said the company will apply lessons learned from combating viole...