YouTube has not taken down Logan Paul’s channel, even though lesser known channels would have been deleted for actions like his(the suicide forest video).
YouTube instead decided to make it harder for growing creators by declaring that in order to apply for monetization you must now have 1,000 subscribers and 4,000 watch hours.
As someone who was very close to being able to apply for monetization this infuriates me. It sends the message that he can still do whatever he wants and penalizes smaller creators who are trying their best.
I wasn’t expecting to suddenly be a full time YouTuber, but now it’s that much farther away, and again that’s aggravating for a channel that’s just doing its best to find its footing.
Sigh. Maybe what I make today will get more traction. Who knows.