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2/5/17
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Joey v/d W.

Fake live concert streams

Since the last year there are tons of Youtube channels claiming they will livestream a concert or event, but the only thing they do is put a link in the description to a vague website.. very annoying.
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2/5/17
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Nimish Paradkar
Hi Joey,
Welcome to The Official YouTube Help Forum.

You may report the live streams under inappropriate content or clickbait.
roverinexile
3/24/17
roverinexile
Given it's been going on for a year and there are thousands posted, why won't Google/YouTube do something to crack down on what is ruining YouTube rather than relying on users to report them?
Dj Reeser
6/14/17
Dj Reeser
There is to many of them to report each one individually! Just wanted to see if someone posted a video from last night Hanz Zimmer show in Dublin. There is about 72 filtered results (today's uploads only) with fake live stream!
Dj Reeser
6/14/17
Dj Reeser
Just simply adding a filter to EXCLUDE LIVE STREAM from search results might help here...
Michal Bielejewski
6/24/17
Michal Bielejewski
Exactly man, I think the same, let's cease this fake streaming bullshit or at least let's have our way out. Each time I want to check some footage from the gig that I was at I'm drowning in a scam
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Ermolay R
9/30/17
Ermolay R
This is an issue for our management company as well.
 

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