YouTube 'Safety Mode' Adds Filters for Parents
Video site will rely on users to flag objectionable videos
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 10, 2010 2:08 PM CST
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(Newser) – YouTube has added content filters for parents who want to keep their kids from seeing offensive content on the site. "Safety Mode" blocks videos flagged by the user community as inappropriate for young viewers, either for violence, sex, drug use, or other objectionable content—those pro-anorexia videos, for example. The control also collapses comments and filters out comments with profanity, reports CBS.