Conspiracy Theories

How YouTube is Tackling Conspiracy Theories

The Conspiracy theory videos on YouTube have become the challenging task for the YouTube to prove its brand capability. By considering that YouTube is heading to launch the new feature that is unique and most advantageous to the YouTube users.

What are Conspiracy Videos on YouTube?

Due to the elevation of conspiracy and hoax videos on YouTube has let it to take the most advanced step to tackle the misinformation spread on YouTube. It is going to undertake the challenge of conspiracy videos.

To do that YouTube is going to add the Wikipedia links to the conspiracy videos as the text box beneath the videos and its lead to online source Wikipedia to find that topic which is stated by YouTube’s CEO Susan Wojcicki.

It is announced in the Austin at the SXSW media festival. Through this, the information everything about the videos that are tends to be inclined to the conspiracy with the referral of Wikipedia.

Finally, YouTube is making amendments to serve the extreme video content to the viewers with most advanced algorithm recommendations those battles to eliminate the misinformation provided on YouTube.

Reasons Why People Believe Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy theory is nothing but the explanation about the situation that is covering up by more than two people to engage the public who are much interested to know.

Here are the reasons that let the people believe conspiracy theories.

Evolved to be Suspicious:

Most of the researchers have proved that the cognitive mechanism of verbally encoded information will be intake by the human brain size. It helps us find when the others are tricking us.

The trust on someone could be established by determining the accent, grammatical errors, voice, and speed. The change of environment may lead to raising the suspicion. The suspicious individuals might have an advantage when the world is a place for threatening.

Anxiety and the Need:

Most of the conspiracy theories might contain the information about the threats. The anxious people will show more interest to believe the conspiracy theories that have been proved the psychology study.

Special knowledge makes special people:

The conspiracies are mostly around the big events that let the theorist knowledge to acquire the special status. The conspiracy theorists will make themselves special through those events.

Fear worthy conspiracies:

Most of the conspiracies will come from the issues of global warming, disasters, threats to public and wars, etc. The people believing the conspiracy are most sensitive to fear-provoking events.

Persecution, Paranoia and Jealous:

Paranoia will let the conspiracy theorist feel special. These theorists will befit from the conspiracy when the good things happen to the others that projects the jealousy.

Blame Everything:

The conspiracy theorist will blame the entire world for his the own failures by believing that success of others is undeserved.

Group and Gossip:

The likeminded conspiracy theorists will group as communities and focus more on finding the proof of their explanation.

Conspiracy Theories Appear on YouTube Kids

Recently YouTube Kids app come under fire for allowing inappropriate cartoons and violence on Kids app. Multiple issues raised on YouTube platform like ad-related problems, conspiracy issues on YouTube Videos.

Business Insider says that “YouTube reportedly introducing Conspiracy Theories on Your Kids apps also.” YouTube issues the statement that YouTube kids are facing the content problems is another type of suggestion videos involving conspiracy theories to kids.

YouTube said Business Insiders statement that “YouTube is enhancing its mission to delete the inappropriate videos once they noticed and remained to other to follow the Guidelines.” If they Notice inappropriate videos on Kids channels, they take action immediately.

Sometimes they failed to identify those type of content. But, YouTube continues to keep an eye on child-oriented content on YouTube. Child-oriented apps should follow high-level security because the child should not see the false content, questionable materials.

For example, after Valentine’s day School shootings in Florida, the survivors of the attack who publicly went after the NRA. At that time Donald Trump ware wrongly branded by some channels.

The primary objective of the YouTube was “Keep consuming YouTube Videos as long as possible.” Hopefully, YouTube will come up with the more sophisticated solution for younger Generation.

Top 5 YouTube Conspiracy Theorists


The TruthLoader channel launched in 2012; it has provided fuel for many Conspiracy debates. This channel specialized for gaming news and Exclusive reports. It also offers alternatives to news and opinions. The most popular uploads contain shock factors, and all are designed to make questionable.

Lyn Leahz:

This channel also started in 2012, and it is an alternative to the News, media news reports and radio show host. Lyn Leahz all videos were widely watched, and she has got covered by Armageddon.

Corbett Report:

Corbettreport designed independent publicly accessible source and is independent listeners supported news channel. The New World Next Week playlist most densely populated with over 225 videos. All those videos are focused on how the society of tomorrow is the focus, but he gives his interpretation with confidence and clarity.

Paul Joseph Watson:

Paul Joseph Watson was one of the craziest controversial alternative news anchors on YouTube. He tackles most of the times about religions, culture, and Political issues. “ Hidden messages in New $100 bill” videos reached to 12 million views in his channel.


The William Tapley hosted this channel, and he is also known as “Third Eagle of the Apocalypse.”This channel has all religious videos, carries a simple presentation style which is self-proclaimed prophet preached in front of the camera. He firmly believes and love’s God.


Finally, YouTube is going to hack the Conspiracy Videos through the Wikipedia. Wikipedia is going to be the best Precaution Against YouTube Conspiracy Theory Videos.

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