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[Ad-Friendly Content Guidelines] Ask us anything! YouTube Team will be here Friday January 25th. 15 Recommended Answers 109 Replies 554 Me Too's
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We’re excited to share a unique opportunity with you. The Ads Policy team here at YouTube (the folks that manage and write the monetization policies that decide which icon a video gets) would like to hear your questions and feedback about the Ad-Friendly Guidelines, including this new Help Center article that allows you to rate your content against the guidelines to get a better understanding of how suitable your video is for advertisers.

If you have any videos that received a yellow icon but you’re not sure why, post the video below and we’ll pick some of them to discuss live with the team this week and share more details on why the yellow $ icon was applied.

Here are some potential questions you could ask the team:
Do the same policies apply for gaming content?
What’s an example of a ‘sensitive current event’?
How many times can I use profanity in a video before I get demonetized?

Starting today: you can submit your questions related to YouTube’s Ad-Friendly Content Guidelines using the comments below and on Friday January 25th at 11:00am PST, our policy specialists will be here answering as many questions as possible – right here on this thread.

Please bear in mind! The team will only answer questions related to this specific topic (since again, they only work on monetization policies, not things like YPP or other monetization product features). We’ll remove all off-topic questions that aren't relevant to the team.

Looking forward to all your questions!

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Can use fix YouTube recommendations it has the same videos the past few months. Only a few like 3 or 4 change from in the selection. Could we get a refresh button for it maybe.
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Why oh why when ever I log in it just picks a random video and just keeps reloading it over and over again.
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Pls Subscribe And Support My Youtube Channel/Vlogs. (Julius Narag Vlogs ) thank you so much. And Godbless Us All!
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How to I get my channel to stop being censored by advertisers on youtube, as not suitable for most advertisers, which will become a freedom of speech violation, without transparency, since advertisers are anonymous , not transparent, they can target, blacklist & exclude?  I am seeing a double standard & inequality in advertising, where some network youtubers, get a pass as part of a corporate network vs independent digital content creator on youtube are being flagged as inappropriate! Why is my whole channel flagged as inappropriate & who did this, because it would be very time consuming unless a network of people was incentivized to flag my channel on youtube, which has been done in the past?  How is this equality in advertising on youtube?   How do we get a youtube union or equal wage for all youtubers?  I recently watched McJuggernuggets on YouTube who said he is geting $00.22 cents CPM where Kidbehindccamera is getting $10.00 CPM!  

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