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Advertisers back away from YouTube over comments from pedophiles

Major brands have suspended advertising on the platform due to the inadequate policing of comment sections.
Nestlé, McDonald's, Disney and other companies have put their spending on YouTube on hold.
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Popular Science has enough of anti-science trolls

Sep 25, 2013
Many websites look at comments as potential profit -- engagement with readers that attracts more readers. But Popular Science is getting rid of them.

Care to comment on the change to online comments?

Sep 25, 2013
Google says it is making tweaks to the commenting system on YouTube.