Human Flags of YouTube Videos by Type of Flagger

Source: Google. Transparency Report: Flags - Illegal Content Online (, 2022)
Topic: Illegal Content
Reference year: 2017-2022
Geographical area: Global
Method: Self-reporting
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The chart shows the distribution of human flags on YouTube for the period October 2017 - March 2022, 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.