YouTube disables 200 videos attacking Hong Kong protests

YouTube says it disabled more than 200 videos this week that were acting in a coordinated way to spread misinformation about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong

SAN FRANCISCO -- YouTube says it disabled more than 200 videos this week that appeared to be part of a coordinated effort to spread misinformation about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong.

Social media companies have faced criticism about the spread of misinformation on their sites and have taken actions to combat the spread in recent months.