AT&T pulls ads from YouTube over predatory comments on videos of children

AT&T has pulled all advertising from YouTube while the streaming service deals with issues regarding predatory comments being left on videos of children, according to CNBC. AT&T had reportedly only just started running ads on YouTube again after pulling them during a controversy in 2017.

Disney, Nestlé, and Fortnite maker Epic Games have also pulled ads from YouTube this week. The trend suggests that YouTube could be facing another “adpocalypse,” where inappropriate behavior by some users on the site leads to major advertisers backing out, sometimes for extended periods of time.

“Until Google can protect our brand from offensive content of any kind, we are removing all advertising from YouTube,”…

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