Hundreds of videos were removed from YouTube after the US presidential election

More than one fourth of videos recommended on election eve have since been removed. Why?

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Visualization of some YouTube recommendations on Election Eve. Full visualization here.

“This video will get Trump Elected” (10 million views)

“Must Watch!! Hillary Clinton tried to ban this video” (5 million views)

Here are some examples of the 200+ videos recommended by YouTube on election day, and removed afterwards:

Why it matters

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