YouTube Will Counter Alternative Media by Adding a Wikipedia Box to Videos that Are Deemed a “Conspiracy”

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YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki is planning to add a Wikipedia information box to every video that is focused around what YouTube considers to be a conspiracy theory. The goal is to counter the information with ‘reliable’ information.  Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia, and his army of liberal colleagues, will determine what is truth and they will label anything that strays from the approved narrative as fake or a conspiracy theory. -GEG

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki said Tuesday at South by Southwest she’s planning to add a Wikipedia information box to every video “focused around something that’s a conspiracy.”

From The Verge:

YouTube will add information from Wikipedia to videos about popular conspiracy theories to provide alternative viewpoints on controversial subjects, its CEO said today. YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki said that these text boxes, which the company is calling “information cues,” would begin appearing on conspiracy-related videos within the next couple of weeks.

Wojcicki, who spoke Tuesday evening at a panel at the South by Southwest Interactive festival in Austin, showed examples of information cues for videos about the moon landing and chemtrails. “When there are videos that are focused around something that’s a conspiracy — and we’re using a list of well-known internet conspiracies from Wikipedia — then we will show a companion unit of information from Wikipedia showing that here is information about the event,” Wojcicki said.

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