YouTube allows content creators to share videos around the world, but does have community guidelines related to content. Viewers can flag or report videos with inappropriate or offensive content; however, sometimes the videos are inappropriately flagged. If you are a YouTuber and one of your videos was inappropriately flagged, you may be wondering what to do next. What should you do if your video was flagged inappropriately on YouTube? You can get information and assistance from YouTube creator support here, and below are steps to take if your video was wrongly flagged.
First it's important to understand YouTube's community guidelines for content, and how viewers may feel those guidelines have not been followed. Some reasons a video may be flagged include:
When you upload your videos, if they do not fall into one of the categories listed above, but one is still flagged, or you feel the flag was in error, you can take these steps:
If your video was removed without YouTube issuing any strikes or penalties, you can appeal that decision as well:
As a YouTuber, you want to reach as much of your audience with your content as possible. Inappropriate flagging can get videos removed and, in some cases, cause accounts to get deleted. For more information or support, contact YouTuber content creator services here.
After thousands of YouTube customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem (and many others), we decided it was time to publish instructions. So we put together What Do I Do If My Video Was Flagged Inappropriately on Youtube? to try to help. It takes time to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting YouTube if necessary. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with guidance from this page.
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