YouTube has punished right-wing comedian Steven Crowder for making jokes.
YouTube comedian Steven Crowder got in hot water after far-left socialist and Vox writer Carlos Maza complained online that Steven Crowder made mean jokes.
Carlos Maza, who has openly called and supported violence, went after YouTube’s advertisers after YouTube didn’t want to punish a comedian for making jokes.
Carlos Maza said that Crowder made “homophobic” videos about him and showed his audience a shirt which Crowder sells that says: “Socialism is for figs.”
Crowder defended himself, stating that he merely used words that Carlos Maza calls himself.
Carlos Maza contacted the far-left bully group Sleeping Giants to try and intimidate YouTube.
After this, the Washington Post, Vox, Buzzfeed News and Daily Beast decided to spread a false story, accusing Crowder of “homophobia” and “white supremacy.”
At first, YouTube didn’t let itself get bullied and rightfully sided with comedian Steven Crowder, stating “Our teams spent the last few days conducting an in-depth review of the videos flagged to us, and while we found language that was clearly hurtful, the videos as posted don’t violate our policies. We’ve included more info below to explain this decision.” and continued with “As an open platform, it’s crucial for us to allow everyone–from creators to journalists to late-night TV hosts–to express their opinions w/in the scope of our policies. Opinions can be deeply offensive, but if they don’t violate our policies, they’ll remain on our site.”
Carlos Maza didn’t accept this and went after the advertisers again.
Comedian Steven Crowder spoke with people working at YouTube, and he confirmed that Vox writer Carlos Maza and his colleagues started a second “
Comedian Steven Crowder rightfully pointed out that if his channel would get into any trouble, YouTube should apply their rules evenly and fairly.
After the bully campaign by Carlos Maza, YouTube caved in and promised that Steven Crowder would lose monetization on his channel,
Carlos Maza, who has incited violence against individuals,
After this tweet, YouTube caved in completely and demonetized Steven Crowder’s channel completely.
The far-left extremist supporters of Carlos Maza hailed this as a victory, while the rest of the community seemed to be worried about this “unfair” punishment.
YouTube and Twitter have not punished Carlos Maza for the use of homophobic slurs or his incitement to violence, and this is worrying to many users on Twitter and YouTube, as they show that if you have enough influence, you can bully anyone into submission.