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(UPDATE) YouTube pulled video – It Gets Better: Apple Employees

(UPDATE) YouTube pulled video – It Gets Better: Apple Employees

UPDATE

YouTube has pulled the video for violation of their “policy on depiction of harmful activities.” YouTube has crossed the line on censorship. How does talking about preventing suicide depict harmful activities?

Someone has mirrored the original video, watch it before YouTube pulls this one as well.

[via Adam Christianson and TUAW]

This is an inspiring video created by brave Apple employees as a contribution to the It Gets Better Project. It’s a program for “LGBT youth [who] can’t picture what their lives might be like as openly gay adults” and for the prevention of suicide.

Watch the video:
< [Special thanks to @donmcallister for the link]

  1. BMa says:

    That video made me cry. Thanks for the inspiration for my assignment though.

  2. matt says:

    Any follow-up on this? I see the video is back up, but did anyone figure out what happened in the first place?

    1. @371d96382122ea342d3c49afc2a6d969:disqus @f07df6f5879377417bfb6ae9a56755d5:disqus According to PC Mag:

      “W
      ith the massive volume of videos on our site, sometimes we make the wrong call. When it’s brought to our attention that a video has been removed mistakenly, we act quickly to reinstate it,” a YouTube spokesperson said.
      The
      video was flagged by YouTube users, leading to a review by YouTube, which mistakenly took it down due to the volume of such decisions the site makes daily.

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