YouTube will begin demonetizing 'low-quality' kids videos next month | Engadget

Starting next month, the company will demonetize channels that primarily target young people or market themselves as "made for kids" if the content they upload is of low quality. Google has announced a policy change to push YouTube creators to produce and publish higher-quality content for kids. It may take some time before the new guidelines elevate the quality of content on YouTube. Additionally, the company says violating its new content guidelines could lead to removal from the YouTube Partner Program. One of those changes saw the company change the default upload setting for users between the ages of 13 and 17 to the most private option available. More recently, it implemented new safety measures to protect kids across its various platforms. The move is part of a recent push by Google to make YouTube and YouTube Kids a more appropriate destination for children and their families.
Google has announced a policy change to push YouTube creators to produce and publish higher-quality content for kids. Starting next month, the company will demonetize channels that primarily target… [+1287 chars]