Ever wonder how YouTube works?
Every day, millions of people come to YouTube to be informed, inspired or just have fun. Over time, questions have come up about how YouTube works, so we've created this site to provide some answers – and to explain what we're doing to foster a responsible platform that the users, creators and artists who make up our community can rely on.
Making YouTube safer
At the heart of our approach are the four Rs – we Remove content that violates our policies, Reduce the spread of harmful misinformation and borderline material, Raise up authoritative sources for news and information and Reward trusted creators.