YouTube is a cesspool of videos unsuitable for your children or your brand. Here it appears the geniuses at MediaCom. Along with the geniuses at YouTube ran a bunch of ads on an ISIS lone wolf training video. As CNN reports:
“Jennifer Aniston lauds the benefits of Aveeno, Bud Light shows off beer at a concert, and Secret sells its freshly scented deodorant.
Pretty standard commercials, but what’s different is the content that comes after. In this case, they’re all followed by ISIS and jihadi videos.
Terrorism analyst Mubin Shaikh said one video is part of an ongoing propaganda series that ISIS produces and another is a jihadi-themed video.
Video sites like YouTube sell ad time to companies, and the ads get automatically inserted before the videos play. Advertisers don’t directly control where their ads are placed although they can specify the demographics they’d like to target.”… read more here.
What happens to the money generated by these videos? This is literally BLOOD MONEY. Does Google keep it? We asked this question over and over again. No one will answer.
With the March 23rd YouTube Music Awards coming up, will there be a category for “Best Jihadi Lone Wolf Training Video?”