YouTube removes account of far-right creator Soph for hate speech


YouTube has terminated the account of a 14-year-old creator who is known for hateful, anti-Muslim videos after a recent video seemed to call for violence against gay people, BuzzFeed News reports.

The 12-minute video, called “Pride and Prejudice,” came from far-right YouTuber Soph. It focused on the LGBTQ community and included a line of threats at the end of the video. The video also asked viewers to blame Soph in “your manifesto,” a reference to online documents that mass shooters have published on sites like 8chan.

YouTube terminated the channel because Soph accumulated three community guideline strikes in 90 days and violated the company’s policies on hate speech, a spokesperson told The Verge. YouTube updated its policies on hateful…

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