Flagging term

We've given our definitions of YouTube's flagging terms below:

  1. Graphic sexual activity
    "Graphic sexual activity" describes content which contains actual visible or implied sex acts.
  2. Nudity
    "Nudity" refers to exposed or see-through coverage of areas typically covered by a bathing suit or underwear. Sometimes nudity is allowed on YouTube, depending on the context.
  3. Suggestive, but without nudity
    "Suggestive" content refers to materials with sexual themes that do not necessarily depict sexual activity or nudity. Sexually suggestive content may not be suitable for all audiences and may include fetish-related content.
  4. Shocking or disgusting content
    "Shocking or disgusting content" refers to disturbing imagery, such as graphic depictions of violence, accidents or gore, which lack an appropriate context.
  5. Promotes hatred or violence against a protected group
    Hate speech is content that promotes or encourages hatred or violence towards a group based on race or ethnic origin, religion, disability, gender, age, veteran status and sexual orientation/gender identity.
  6. Harmful dangerous acts
    "Harmful dangerous acts" may include content which depicts behaviour likely to cause serious injury or death to a third party.