YouTube: UK government suspends ads amid extremism concerns

Source: BBC

The government has removed its adverts from YouTube amid concerns they are appearing next to “inappropriate” material on the video-sharing site.

The Cabinet Office said it was seeking assurances from YouTube’s owner Google that its messages would be displayed in a “safe and appropriate way” in future.

The Guardian, Channel 4 and the BBC have also pulled ads citing similar worries.

Google said it would review its controls.

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