Cisco is dissatisfied with YouTube’s attempts to purge unsavoury clips from the video-sharing site and has “pulled all online advertising,” from the site the networking giant said in a blog post.
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“Some content platforms are not properly monitoring and categorising the content on their sites,” wrote Karen Walker, Cisco’s chief marketing officer, the author of the post published Wednesday.
Walker also mentioned challenges with Facebook, but took aim directly at YouTube in an unusually direct message criticising the world’s most popular video site, which is owned by Google.
Shortly after Business Insider contacted YouTube about the matter on Thursday, the post disappeared from the Cisco website. A new version of the post appeared hours later that made no mention of YouTube and the plan to stop advertising on the site.
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