- YouTube has suspended the conservative media outlet OANN from posting videos and monetizing its content for a week after it posted a video promoting a fake COVID-19 cure.
- The site’s policies prohibit users from posting content that claims there is a guaranteed cure for the coronavirus disease.
- The suspension comes as misinformation surrounding the pandemic and the 2020 presidential election continues to proliferate the online world.
- Social media platforms have attempted to crack down on misinformation by flagging or removing posts, many of which are published by Republicans, prompting conservatives to launch accusations of anti-conservative bias at tech companies.
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YouTube is temporarily suspending One America News Network (OANN) from the platform