In the last few months, our group has consulted
numerous secondary information sources about Youtube—a popular video-sharing
to Harrisin interactive News Online, 42% of U.S. adults who have watched a video
on Youtube, and 33% uses Youtube frequently.
In Youtube ‘Commercial Content Is Copyrighted’,
it was said that “Once we become aware of an unauthorized use, we will remove the
video promptly. That is the law.”
Also, Youtube would remove inappropriate contents, for
examples violent videos. Youtube users can flag content that they feel is
inappropriate. Once it’s flagged, Youtube removes it.
However, there are still millions of videos that
are inappropriate on the website.
In wftv.com, there was a shocking news about
teens posting inappropriate videos on Youtube. A 16-year-old girl was attacked
by a group of teens. And someone had recorded it and posted the video on
Youtube for satisfaction.
Some countries, including China, Turkey,
Brazil, Iran and Thailand had blocked access to
Youtube due to inception. And numerous schools in the world blocked Youtube to
prevent young students to watch videos not suitable for their age. Youtube had
been banned in Turkey
for two times in response to political videos.
Although there are many
disavantages of Youtube, some people can really make good use of it.
From the information in the net, a famous online singer in Hong
Kong, Kellyjackie uploaded her song He Invites Me to Disneyland
and gradually became famous.
In conclusion, Youtube is commonly used
around the globe, it consists of both good and bad videos.