YouTube to crack down on inappropriate content masked as kids’ cartoons

Also, all age-restricted content is not eligible for advertising, which will undoubtedly hit the wallets of the creators making these videos. While it’s hard to understand why anyone would make a video about Peppa Pig drinking bleach or a bunch of superheroes and villains participating in a cartoonish yet violent “nursery rhyme,” it’s been a decent way to make money on Youtube. Some of these videos have amassed hundreds of thousands (and sometimes millions) of views, gleaning ad dollars and channel popularity. – Valentina Palladino, Ars Technica