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YouTube announces plans to ban content related to QAnon

The company says it will remove conspiracy theory content used to justify real-world violence after Facebook announced a similar move

YouTube said Thursday it will begin banning some content related to QAnon, a massive and baseless online conspiracy theory movement that has been tied to real-life violence.

The online video service said in a blogpost it would remove conspiracy theory content used to justify real-world violence from its network. It comes after Facebook announced similar but more extensive measures, banning all QAnon content outright.

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