When you use YouTube, you be a part of a community of humans from all over the world. Every cool, new community characteristic on YouTube includes a certain stage of trust. Millions of customers admire that believe, and we believe you to be accountable too. Following the suggestions under help to hold YouTube fun and enjoyable for everyone.

You may no longer like the whole thing; you see on YouTube. If you suppose a content material is inappropriate, use the flagging characteristic to publish it for assessment with the aid of our YouTube staff. Our body of workers cautiously evaluations flagged content material 24, hours a day, seven days a week to decide whether there’s a violation of our Community Guidelines.

Here are some commonsense policies that’ll assist you steer clear of trouble. Please take these guidelines significantly and take them to heart. Don’t attempt to seem for loopholes or try to attorney your way around the guidelines—just apprehend them and strive to recognize the spirit in which they have been created.

Nudity or sexual content:

YouTube is no longer for pornography or sexually specific content. If this describes your video, even if it is a video of yourself, do not put up it on YouTube. Also, be suggested that we work intently with regulation enforcement, and we file infant exploitation


Here are some examples of content material that’s no longer allowed on YouTube.

  • Clips extracted from non-pornographic films, shows, or different content material to isolate sexual content
  • Groping, pantsing, public masturbation, up skirting, voyeurism, predatory exhibitionism or any different content material that depicts anybody in a sexualized manner barring their consent

Harmful or hazardous content:

Don’t publish movies that motivate others to do matters that may motive them to get badly hurt, specifically kids. Videos displaying such hazardous or unsafe acts might also get age-restricted or eliminated relying on their severity

Here are some examples of content material that’s no longer allowed on YouTube. ​

  1. Extremely risky challenges
  2. Dangerous, or threatening pranks
  3. Violent activities or directions to damage
  4. Usage of drugs
  5. Eating disorders
  6. Harmful treatments & cures

Remember these are simply some examples, and do not submit content material if you assume it may violate this policy.


Hateful content:

Our merchandise are structures for free expression. But we do not help content material that promotes or condones violence in opposition to humans or companies based on race or ethnic origin, religion, disability, gender, age, nationality, veteran status, caste, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or content material that incites hatred on the groundwork of these core traits

Hate speech is no longer allowed on YouTube. We take away content material promotion violence or hatred towards men and women or companies primarily based on any of the following attributes:

  1. Age
  2. Caste
  3. Disability
  4. Ethnicity
  5. Gender Identity and Expression
  6. Nationality
  7. Race
  8. Immigration Status
  9. Religion
  10. Sex/Gender
  11. Sexual Orientation
  12. Victims of an essential violent tournament and their kin
  13. Veteran Status

Harassment and cyberbullying:

It’s no longer adequate to put up abusive movies and remarks in YouTube. If harassment crosses the line into a malicious assault it can be said and may additionally be removed. In different cases, customers might also be mildly demanding or petty, and need to be ignored.

Spam, deceptive metadata, and scams:

Everyone hates spam. Don’t create deceptive descriptions, tags, titles, or thumbnails to amplify views. It’s no longer k to publish giant quantities of untargeted, undesirable or repetitive content, such as feedback and non-public messages.


Here are some examples of content material that’s no longer allowed on YouTube.

  • Telling viewers they can vote through faux techniques like texting their vote to a precise quantity
  • Giving made up voter eligibility necessities like pronouncing that a specific election is solely open to voters over 50 years old


Things like predatory behavior, stalking, threats, harassment, intimidation, invading privacy, revealing different people’s non-public information, and inciting others to commit violent acts or to violate the Terms of Use are taken very seriously. Anyone caught doing these matters may also be completely banned from YouTube.

Child Safety:

Learn about how do we guard minors in the YouTube ecosystem. Also, be counseled that we work intently with regulation enforcement, and we document toddler endangerment

What this policy means for you

If you are posting content

Don’t submit content material on YouTube if it matches any of the descriptions below.

Sexualization of minors: 

Sexually express content material providing minors and content that sexually exploits minors. We record a content material containing infant sexual abuse imagery to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, who work with international regulation enforcement agencies.

Harmful or unsafe acts involving minors: 

Content displaying a minor collaborating in hazardous things to do or encouraging minors to do risky activities. Never put minors in dangerous conditions that may also lead to injury, which includes unsafe stunts, dares, or pranks.

Infliction of emotional misery on minors: 

Content that ought to reason minor individuals or viewers emotional distress, including:

  1. Exposing minors to mature themes
  2. Simulating parental abuse
  3. Coercing minors
  4. Violence


Here are some examples of content material now not allowed on YouTube.

  • A video offering minors worried in provocative, sexual, or sexually suggestive activities, challenges, and dares, such as kissing or groping.
  • Showing minors concerned in unsafe activities, such as bodily stunts, the usage of weapons or explosives, or the use of a managed substance like alcohol or nicotine.

Violent or image content:

It’s no longer k to publish violent or gory content material that is in particular supposed to be shocking, sensational, or gratuitous. If posting photograph content material in a information or documentary context, please be aware to furnish ample data to assist humans apprehend what’s going on in the video. Don’t motivate others to commit particular acts of violence.


Here are some examples of content that’s no longer allowed on YouTube.

  • Encouraging others to go to a precise region to commit violence, to operate violence at a precise time, or to goal men and women or companies with violence
  • Actual schoolyard fights between minors. We can also permit content material if minors are solely play hostilities and that is evident to viewers.
  • Beatings or brawls backyard the context of expert or professionally supervised wearing events.   


If any individual has posted your non-public records or uploaded a video of you besides your consent, you can request elimination of content material primarily based on our Privacy Guidelines.

Criteria for disposing of content

Our Privacy Guidelines supply a precise explanation of our privateer’s grievance procedure and the elements we take into account when evaluating privateers’ claims.


For content material to be viewed for removal, a man or woman have to be uniquely identifiable. If you desire to use the privateer’s grievance process, make certain that you are uniquely identifiable inside the content material you are looking for to document earlier than proceeding. When assessing if a man or woman is uniquely identifiable, we think about the following factors:


  1. Image or voice
  2. Full name
  3. Financial information
  4. Contact information
  5. Other for my part identifiable information

When you record a privateer’s complaint, we think about public interest, newsworthiness, and consent as elements in our last decision.