Human Flags of YouTube Videos by Type of Flagger (2017-2021)

Source: Google. Transparency Report: Human Flags to YouTube Videos, by Type of Flagger (www.google.com, 2021)
Topic: Illegal Content
Reference year: 2017-2021
Geographical area: Global
Method: Self-reporting
Link to original document: transparencyreport.google.com
The chart shows the distribution of human flags on YouTube for the period October 2017 - December 2021, by type of flagger. Human flags can come from a user or a member of YouTube’s Trusted Flagger program,which include individuals, NGOs, and government agencies. The chart shows that the majority of human flags come from users, followed by individual trusted flaggers. The share of flags from NGOs is insignificant compared to the other two type of flaggers.