Youtube regularly update their community guideline rules which is giving tuff situation to youtubers. Although it is necessory to update rules to refine youtube running, it can be more painfull to upcomming youtubers. By introducing new rules, youtube become more cleaner and professional platform. Lots of spamming activities can be restricted by these rules. Youtube reley on technical and human help to carry out these rules.
Four days ago youtube introduce three main rules. They are,
- Custom thumbnails: Reminder – all custom thumbnail images must follow our Community Guidelines. Selecting a thumbnail that egregiously violate policies (e.g., containing pornography or graphic violence) will now result in a Community Guidelines strike, even if the video does not violate our policies. Multiple strikes will result in the loss of your channel’s custom thumbnail privileges and three strikes in 90 days will result in account termination. Read more in this Custom Thumbnail Policy.
- External links: Reminder – all external sites you link to from YouTube must follow our Community Guidelines. Adding links to external sites that egregiously violate our policies (eg., pornography, malware, or spam) will now result in a Community Guidelines strike. Receiving three strikes in 90 days will result in account termination. Read more in this External Link Policy FAQ.
- Dangerous challenges and pranks: Reminder – content that encourages violence or dangerous activities that may result in serious physical harm, distress or death violates our harmful and dangerous policy, so we’re clarifying what this means for dangerous challenges and pranks. YouTube is home to many beloved viral challenges and pranks, but we need to make sure what’s funny doesn’t cross the line into also being harmful or dangerous. We’ve updated our external guidelines to make it clear that we prohibit challenges presenting a risk of serious danger or death, and pranks that make victims believe they’re in serious physical danger, or cause children to experience severe emotional distress. Read more in this Dangerous Challenges & Pranks FAQ.