Youtube insists that it is not liable for the hate speech in its platform. This was also what the said about the copyrighted material back when it was a start up in 2006. We revisit YouTube’s history with Chris Stokel-Walker author of the new book Youtubers. Plus your host takes responsibility!
Chapter eight in the new ToE Failure miniseries.
Chris Stokel-Walker has watched more Jake Paul than is healthy. But that also means you don’t have to! We discuss the lessons that far right politicians have been learning from Youtubers like Paul and why YouTube is so eager to claim they are taking responsibility.
Unlike YouTube though I am truly ready to take responsibility for the dumpster fire that is this series.