Soon after YouTube announced new policies broadening their “hate speech” ban and extending their powers to ban and demonetize channels for “harassment,” Twitter users pushed the hashtag #youtubeisoverparty to the top of the site’s trending section.

“We will no longer allow content that maliciously insults someone based on protected attributes such as their race, gender expression, or sexual orientation,” YouTube Vice President & Global Head of Trust & Safety Matt Halprin announced in a company statement released Wednesday.



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