YouTube tests letting ad bans be appealed by filming a YouTube video
YouTube is experimenting with a new program that will allow creators whose ad privileges have been revoked to appeal the company’s decision using “short videos.”
A review team will allow creators with demonetized channels to send in a video that discusses their channel’s content and explains their “creative process,” according to an email posted on a popular subreddit. The review team will then make an assessment within seven days about whether monetization should be reinstated, the email states.
A spokesperson for YouTube confirmed the pilot program to The Verge. Creators will be able to submit the video and appeal the decision immediately, instead of abiding by the current policy and having to wait 30 days. The goal for reviewers who…