Question for SXSW Panel: What recourse do advertisers have when their ads support ISIS recruiting videos? Does YouTube pay a refund?
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu laid it down today in his speech to a joint meeting of Congress:
“ISIS is armed with butcher knives, captured weapons and YouTube…”
This will come as no surprise to MTP readers as we have been hammering this issue for a long, long time. And of course YouTube has gotten away with it so far, just like Google has with so many of its bad acts. Thanks to sharp reporting by Laurie Segall at CNN Money this story got on their air:
Jennifer Aniston lauds the benefits of Aveeno, Bud Light shows off beer at a concert, and Secret sells its freshly scented deodorant.
Pretty standard commercials, but what’s different is the content that comes after. In this case, they’re all followed by ISIS and jihadi videos.
Terrorism analyst Mubin Shaikh said one video is part of an ongoing propaganda series that ISIS produces and…
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