Cutting ties: YouTube removes Logan Paul as a preferred partner

Cutting ties: YouTube removes Logan Paul as a preferred partner

"Additionally, we will not feature Logan in season 4 of [AwesomenessTV rom-com series] Foursome and his new originals are on hold", the YouTube statement continued.

Paul posted the video with a man's body on 31 December, triggering widespread criticism.

Paul's channel also received a strike from YouTube.

Logan Paul has been punished by YouTube this week over a video that appeared to show a body hanging in a Japanese forest that is known to be a. "If a video is graphic, it can only remain on the site when supported by appropriate educational or documentary information and in some cases it will be age-gated", a YouTube spokesperson said at the time.

Paul later posted an apology on Twitter, saying he had been "misguided by shock and awe".

We built Google Preferred to help our customers easily reach YouTube's most passionate audiences and we've seen strong traction in the a year ago with a record number of brands.

"I'm ashamed of myself", he added. "I'm disappointed in myself", the BBC quoted Paul as saying.

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It's hard to calculate exactly. Although the video was removed within 24 hours, it managed to garner over 1 million views and the viewer expressed disappointment on uploading such an eye-hurting video on YouTube. This program lets advertisers sell ads on the top 5% of YouTubers. The action by YouTube whose parent company is Google serves to show how the company is dealing with controversial content. The video gleaned millions of views and sat on the YouTube Trending page for a while before community members and celebrities including Aaron Paul and Chrissy Teigen called Paul out for his offensive and disrespectful video.

How big a star is Logan Paul? Millions more viewers tuned into his apology. He expects stricter guidelines and increased monitoring on YouTube, even morality clauses for YouTube stars.

Why are people upset with YouTube?

Just one day earlier, YouTube broke their silence to condemn the viral sensation for his inappropriate content. "You deserve to know what's going on", the video-sharing site said.

Paul said he had made a "huge mistake" and was ashamed of himself, and he deleted the video after it caused a social media backlash.

Japan has one of the highest rates of suicide in the developed world.

The new tier that YouTube is pitching seems to include a promise to vet videos with a combination of humans and robots, as well as a white-listed group of publishers who've proven themselves to be trustworthy, according to people who have met with YouTube reps recently.

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