Limited features for certain videos

Our Community Guidelines prohibit hate speech that either promotes violence or has the primary purpose of inciting hatred against individuals or groups based on certain attributes. YouTube also prohibits content intended to recruit for terrorist organisations, incite violence, celebrate terrorist attacks or otherwise promote acts of terrorism.

Some borderline videos, such as those containing inflammatory religious or supremacist content without a direct call to violence or a primary purpose of inciting hatred, may not cross these lines for removal. Similarly, videos denying that a well-documented, violent event took place also may not cross the line for removal. Following user reports, if our review teams determine that a video is borderline under our policies, it may have some features disabled. 

These videos will remain available on YouTube but will be placed behind a warning message and some features will be disabled, including comments, suggested videos and likes. These videos are also not eligible for ads.

If one of your videos has features disabled, we will send an email to notify you. You can appeal the decision directly from a link in the email or by selecting the 'Appeal' link next to the video in Video Manager.

Having features disabled on a video will not create a strike on your account. 

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