For those unfamiliar with the whole debacle, the YouTuber posted a video on December 31, showing a suicide victim in Japan's Aokigahara Forest, commonly referred to as "Suicide Forest".
As a result of the YouTube action, Logan Paul is losing access to Google's premium ad program. In 2017, the second season of "Scare PewDiePie", featuring creator Felix Kjellberg, AKA PewDiePie, was canceled after controversy arose surrounding anti-Semetic videos posted the creator (once the most-subscribed YouTuber on the planet).
The popular video platform has now removed Paul from Google Preferred, a program created to ensure that brands sell its ads alongside the top 5 percent of YouTube's content creators.
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According to Google, "Preferred" is a collection of some of the most popular YouTube channels watched by people between the age group of 18-34 years in the US.
This is not the first major punishment YouTube has served.
The company said it had shut down its original projects with the 22-year-old vlogger, who has more than 15 million subscribers, and he would no longer appear in its comedy series Foursome. The company expressed that it is upset about the video and is searching for ways to ensure videos in that nature never make it to the video-sharing website.
"Suicide is not a joke, nor should it ever be a driving force for views".
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This decision by YouTube disavows Logan Paul, who has become one of the channel's biggest stars. Akana is a comedian and actress with a large YouTube following who had condemned Paul's video. It took a week for YouTube to issue an official letter and finally tackle the issue of this allegedly offensive video head on.
Many of you have been frustrated with our lack of communication recently.
YouTube said it would soon announce steps to protect advertisers from having their products connected to controversial material. He expects stricter guidelines and increased monitoring on YouTube, even morality clauses for YouTube stars.
YouTube was criticised for moving slowly in response, taking almost two weeks to take action.
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