YouTube has officially backtracked on controversial plans to take away ‘verified’ badges from some creators. The original plan was to introduce new criteria for earning verification status, and removing existing badges from channels that no longer meet the new criteria. YouTube announced these plans on Thursday and went back on its decision roughly 24 hours later. That means all YouTube channels that are currently verified will get to keep their badge. All channels that are not yet verified will be eligible to apply for verification when they reach 100,000 subscribers, which has always been the case. The key word here […]
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