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Profanity & Vulgar Language

Policy Date:

Apr 14, 2022

Some language may not be appropriate for viewers under 18. We may consider the following factors when deciding whether to age-restrict or remove content. Keep in mind that this isn't a complete list.

Use of sexually explicit language or narratives
Use of excessive profanity in your video
Use of heavy profanity in your video’s title, thumbnail or associated metadata
Examples
Here are some examples of content which may be age-restricted:

A video focused on the use of profanities such as a compilation or clip taken out of context
A video featuring road rage or sustained rant with heavy profanities
A video with use of heavy profanities during a physical confrontation or to describe acts of violence

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