YouTube restricts weapon videos in the U.K.

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AK47-touting and knife-wielding Brits are no longer going to be able to sound off on YouTube. More specifically, weapons shown intimidatingly will not be allowed as gang violence rises ‘cross the Pond. YouTube has enacted regional restrictions in the past such as banning Nazi-type videos in German but this marks this regions first restriction. The companies 24/7 content review teams are acting to monitor all new material and YouTube is asking viewers to flag previously uploaded videos that violate this new rule.

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