One person even made a video to voice her complaints.
The feature appeared to block many videos by LGBTQ YouTubers, regardless of the content of the clips.
Restricted Mode is a feature on the video sharing website that allows for the automatic filtering of certain content. "SAD!" Tegan and Sara tweeted.
"How on earth is that not suitable for children?" he asked of the latter video.
"If you genuinely want to protect children, this is not the way of going about it. [LGBTQI] kids are scared, kids are alone and kids and dying and this is not how you help them", she said.
Now, YouTube is once again caught in a spotlight it doesn't want to be in following criticisms that it is supressing LGBTQ content. YouTube calls it "an optional feature used by a very small subset of users".
But so far YouTube's response has not been enough for angry creators, who are demanding answers on when this started happening and how the restrictions were decided in the first place.
Video producer Michael Rizzi, who's based in Toronto, says he's concerned with the message it sends to loyal YouTube users.
"Age-restricted videos are not visible to users who are logged out, are under 18 years of age, or have Restricted Mode enabled", the site reads. Said Snider: "How did this happen?" "It's a pretty big screw-up on their end". Some videos have been incorrectly labeled and that's not right.
"At the end of the day, it makes us, the LGBTQ community, look bad", she said.
But many containing the words gay and bisexual do not appear in searches and some pop videos from stars including Taylor Swift, Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus are also filtered out. YouTube has put itself in charge of deciding what videos are objectionable or inappropriate.
NEW YORK-YouTube says it is looking into why some gay-themed content is being blocked to those browsing YouTube under its "restricted" setting. "It's about these resources being available for young people who would otherwise have no access to them".
Neonfiona later shared a screenshot of her YouTube channel with and without the restriction on her Twitter. She hopes by speaking out, YouTube executives will understand how they've negatively impacted a loyal segment of their users.
"If no violations are found by our review team, no amount of flagging will change that and the video will remain on our site", YouTube says in its online support page. "This is something that's getting me really, really angry".
Uh, come again? This sounds wholly unlike the Perry fans know and love, both in real life and on Friends . When asked whether he'd ever spoken to Mr Trudeau about their previous rivalry, Perry said he hadn't.
It is reported that in the seconds before his death, the attacker shouted that he was there to "die for Allah". "He drank. A terrorist inquiry has been launched into the death of Ben Belgacem, who was last released from prison in November.
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