YouTube adapts its policies for the coming surge of AI videos

YouTube today announced how it will approach handling AI-created content on its platform with a range of new policies surrounding responsible disclosure as well as new tools for requesting the removal of deepfakes, among other things. The company says that, although it already has policies that prohibit manipulated media, AI necessitated the creation of new policies because of its potential to mislead viewers if they don’t know the video has been “altered or synthetically created.”
One of the changes that will roll out involves the creation of new disclosure requirements for YouTube creators. Now, they’ll have to disclose …