YouTube: My video was flagged inappropriately

A simple guide for solving this common YouTube problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

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Hi I think this explanation can help. When someone flags a video the video is reviewed by a group of YouTube employees who determine one of three courses of action. a) If the video is within the YouTube community guidelines and terms of use, the video stays on Youtube b) If the video is within the YouTube community guidelines and terms of use, but may not be appropriate for all audiences, they will place an age restriction on the video c) If the video is determined to be outside the YouTube community guidelines, the video is removed immediately So you will need to wait to see what happens. Just because it was flagged doesn't mean this is over by any means. Good luck!
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After thousands of YouTube customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem, along with others, we decide it was high time to publish instructions. Here are just a few examples of the types of questions we were being asked or problems reported by users like you: YouTube: My video was flagged inappropriately; When I try to upload videos on YouTube via my iPhone *, it automatically says error uploading vid...; I cant change my YouTube banner on my channel; I have a problem resetting my youtube password...; Google hangout on air video stopped switching back and forth between speakers. it did originally; Is it possible to ban specific words from my suggestions... like the word "prank" or "you wont believe what he did..."... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 1 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 32 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting YouTube. And we tried to include a checklist of information you'll need when you try to fix this yourself. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with this.

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