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Video removed as a violation of Youtube's policy against spams, scams, and commercially...

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by Snivy, Oct 12, 2012.

  1. Snivy

    Snivy Regular Member

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    ...deceptive content.

    Let's say I have a video about dieting and how to lose weight. If in the description I put an affiliate link to a weight loss product, is that considered spams, scams and commercially deceptive content?

    As that's essentially what happened to my video. It was removed and I'm unsure of why. All the views, likes and comments were completely organic as well.
     
  2. Bogard

    Bogard Regular Member

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    Welcome to youtube. You were flagged by competition.
     
  3. Snivy

    Snivy Regular Member

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    I thought it was within the rules though as long as the offer relates to the contents of the video. Didn't know Youtube would still take it down.
     
  4. tchashow

    tchashow Power Member

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    It doesn't matter if its within the rules or not. When competition flags your videos enough time it automatically gets taken down. Youtube doesn't check to make sure it's a reliable claim. To make it harder for competition to flag your videos, add likes, views, subscribers, and favorites to your video.
     
  5. Snivy

    Snivy Regular Member

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    You're joking right?
     
  6. Bogard

    Bogard Regular Member

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    It is not a joke. I tested this when I started doing youtube. I found a video which was 1 day old. Flaged it and it was gone in less than 3 hours.
     
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    ChEcKeD Senior Member

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    It's true. YouTube will remove flagged videos whether they break TOS or not. I've tried flagging a set of videos, they were taken down within minutes
     
  8. super-oct

    super-oct BANNED BANNED

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    Bro is pretty basic there is a community about weight loss and they are flagging massive amount of people..try different rout =)
     
  9. tchashow

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    Sadly, I'm not joking. It's just part of the game u have to play. That's why u can't really make any money uploading just one video. Upload as many as possible and add stats to each video and with luck you'll have a few that stick.
     
  10. sasuke120

    sasuke120 Regular Member

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    Well you have to live with that never upload all videos to one account.limit the videos per account to 5 so if a video gets flagged and your account gets banned the other vids are still running
     
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    Unfortunately, it's not a joke.
     
  12. Frankie4Fingers

    Frankie4Fingers Power Member

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    Woah, what an extensive test. Flagged 1 video 1 time. You must be right, no margin of error here.
     
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