YouTube censorship. Why haven't people chosen another site?

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  1. larry_minn

    larry_minn Silver Member Millennium Member

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    Not getting into the slanted censorship issue. Let's just say if privately owned, they can slant info as long as no race, religion.... Violations. So start your own thread if that's your thing.

    My question is I see links to pto Trump, against antifa criminal activities but when I click on link YouTube has removed it. Are there not many other sites to post such things? (I am not conversant in computer sites ). But I am sure there are other options? I'm quite sure I have watched clips on some.
    Do people who do post political stuff, to get info out... Why don't they post a 2nd link when origional is taken down? (The last one was a link from a Blaze article) I read a Cop Talk Chicago marathon of Medic who ran in full gear, did successful CPR before crossing finish line on a colapsed runner... Saw another article looked interesting.....
    Must be half a dozen this month I got links to removed content because it didn't fit narative. (Which IMO is private groups right) but why not post it yo a free site?

    Maybe get another site popular?
     
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  2. jstrange

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    I bunch of firearms people went over to Full30. I really like the site, but recently I can’t get the main screen to scroll down to see the content. It just keeps locking up or pausing so much I gave up on it. Once it runs the video it’s usually fine, but I tend to get frustrated enough before I find one that I want to watch that I give up.
     

  3. Bren

    Bren NRA Life Member

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    It's like changing political parties because you don't agree 100% with the Democrats or Republicans - it seems like a great idea until you realize the alternative doesn't really exist.

    "Get another site popular"? Sure, you and a few hundred Glocktalkers get right on that. Let us know when you have reached Youtube level and you can get started on making the LIbertarians into a political party.
     
  4. collim1

    collim1 5ft of fury. The champ is back!

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    ^^^^^^^

    Full30 was the first ting that came to mind.

    But most of the guys making videos have said publicly that they aren’t getting the views necessary on Full30 to back out of YT.

    YT is so well established it’s hard to compete against.
     
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  5. larry_minn

    larry_minn Silver Member Millennium Member

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    You are saying there are no other sites to "park" clips you took? That you can provide links to others to find from a news source? I am VERY outdated on computers. But A quick search found 15 sites (more acceptable of content then YouTube).
    Heck knowing how they remove stuff not slanted properly. Start with another site. (I would think those posting political stuff could research best sites). I admit. I can barely post pictures on CL.
     
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    Ordell Robbie Giant Member

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    A lot of people hate the guy but Alex Jones is trying to build an alternative to YT.


    https://banned.video/
     
  7. syntaxerrorsix

    syntaxerrorsix Anti-Federalist CLM

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    It does exist however, you just have to be willing to make the change. No sense in working against your own interests just because it isn't popular enough for you yet.
     
  8. Lt. Donn

    Lt. Donn PSO Survivor. currently in NW Georgia

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    IDK...I guess I don't use it for anything which is banned...it is just a convenience site for me...I stick to mostly how-to videos which have helped me save quite a bit of time/$
     
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    FullClip Native Mainiac CLM

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    When Hickok45 and Paul Harrell are taken off Youtube, the only on-line videos I watch will be on PornHub.
     
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    Youtube/Google have attained a critical mass that is hard to compete with.. even if a gun channel is demonitized from direct payment from Google (most, but not all, are..), the money that you can raise from the eyeballs alone (through patreon) is more than you are going to get through something like full30, even if it's fully monetized...

    TL/DR it's capitalism mang...

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  11. Bren

    Bren NRA Life Member

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    I don't upload - I'm talking about places to find content. Nobody else is even close.
     
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    YT doesn't make any money, so it has no real competition.
     
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    "...as of December 10, 2019, “YouTube may terminate your access, or your Google account’s access to all or part of the Service, if YouTube believes, in its sole discretion, that provision of the Service to you is no longer commercially viable.”

    More change is coming to YouTube. If too many channels that I watch are removed I will avoid YouTube altogether.
     
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    Youtube is the reason I cancelled Netflix.
     
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    I watch all kinds of stuff on youtube. No problems here.
     
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    Youtube is so big that people can't go elsewhere if they want major clicks.
     
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    There is no realistic competition to YouTube. They had a decade+ headstart and get more new content added in an hour than other sites have in their entire catalogs. Full30 is probably the biggest pro 2A and it's not a freckle on YTs ass. I tried Full30 for months and the user interface is pretty terrible.
     
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    Because freedom is easy these days
     
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    Because many would rather get the government to force a private business to act how they want.

    everyone makes excuses that YouTube is untouchable. Tell that to MySpace, broadcast.com, digg etc.
     
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    Same thing applies to Twitter. Alternatives are springing up to both Youtube and Twitter but they are so well established, and the alternatives are clunky to use in comparison. If the other platforms ever get to the point where they work as well, and more of the major "posters" start using them, they will gain in popularity, but so far convenience and familiarity are keeping people where they are, even as the censorship keeps cranking up.