Business

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki will speak at the Lesbians Who Code conference in San Francisco Friday at 1:15 p.m. ET, one day after her company decided to disable comments on most videos featuring minors in an effort to curb predatory behavior.

The Google-owned company faced backlash from advertisers who halted spending on the platform within the past couple weeks following reports that pedophiles used coded comments to alert each other to instances of suggestive images featuring children in seemingly innocent videos. AT&T, Hasbro, Disney, Mattel and Nestle were among the companies who pulled their ads from the platform.

Subscribe to CNBC on YouTube.

Products You May Like

Articles You May Like

Dollar General lifts profit forecast, tops third-quarter expectations on sales
Australia’s best beaches list includes one that’s 170 miles from the nearest ocean
The future of the US wireless industry in limbo as T-Mobile and Sprint begin battle to win merger approval
Buy a Monet instead of a Treasury? Art has shown long-term returns that rival bonds
How Karen Firestone beats the market with 35 names — ‘Don’t fall in love with your stocks’

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *