YouTube has actually gotten rid of among Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg’s current videos, a diss track aimed at popular children’s channel Cocomelon, for breaking standards around cyberbullying and kid security.
In the video, Kjellberg attacks Cocomelon’s material and pokes fun at kids who enjoy the videos. Kjellberg also uses phrases like “your audience is simply a lot of motherfucking virgins,” which might breach YouTube’s standards for utilizing offending or vulgar language in videos that consist of children. Towards the end of the video, Kjellberg likewise hands what seems plastic weapons to a couple of kids, who use them to assault a melon.
YouTube’s group chose to get rid of the video since it consisted of imagery that was unsuitable for kids regardless of “appearing like it was produced kids” and for developing content that “harms the YouTube neighborhood by constantly prompting hostility between creators for financial gain,” according to main tweets. The second guideline remains in line with YouTube’s policy concentrated on preventing creator-on-creator harassment.
The business’s statement likewise acknowledges that while criticism is allowed, and diss tracks are allowed particular cases, “this video crossed the line.” The removal did not result in a channel strike for Kjellberg’s channel, but even more infractions of YouTube’s policies may lead to a channel strike, according to the business.
” Our policies restrict content that causes repeated patterns of harassment on- and off-platform,” a YouTube spokesperson told The Edge. “Following an evaluation, we have actually removed the video in concern for breaching those policies due to the fact that they had the impact of encouraging abusive fan behavior.”
Re-uploads are flowing on YouTube, however the company stated on Twitter that it will be removing them as moderators come across videos. YouTube’s policies around kids material have tightened up over the last few years, and material that may target kids or households by consisting of children in the video are forbidden from using sexual themes, violence, profane, or other mature themes, according to the company.
Part of the factor that Cocomelon captured Kjellberg’s attention was because of the channel’s impressive development. In June 2020, it was brought to Kjellberg’s attention that Cocomelon was quickly getting subscribers. In a February 8th video, Kjellberg revealed he was developing a diss track aimed at Cocomelon.
” I saw this as the finale,” Kjellberg said in a video published on February 17 th called “I Love Kids.” “I am not going to continue with it due to the fact that 1) it wouldn’t be amusing and 2) I do not in fact care about Cocomelon.”
This isn’t the very first time that Kjellberg has actually developed a diss track, either. In 2018, Kjellberg released “Bitch Lasagna” throughout an ongoing fight with Indian Bollywood studio T-Series. Their feud started when Kjellberg’s fans observed that T-Series was on track to overtake Kjellberg as the most signed up for channel on YouTube. Kjellberg disavowed the “subscribe to PewDiePie” meme after the expression was utilized by the gunman who killed more than 50 people in the Christchurch mosque shooting in New Zealand.
By the end of March, T-Series surpassed Kjellberg as the most subscribed-to channel on YouTube, which he acknowledged with a new video. Currently, there are livestreams on YouTube tracking Cocomelon and Kjellberg’s subscribers. Even if Kjellberg is made with the meme, it’s clear the internet is not.