All content uploaded to your channel - video or live stream, thumbnail, title, description, and tags - must comply with both YouTube's Community Guidelines and AdSense Google Publisher Policy.

Here are examples of content not suitable for ads, and will result in a "limited or no ads" monetization state.

  • Inappropriate language: use of strong profanity or vulgarity throughout the video

  • Violence: blood, violence, or injury without additional context

  • Adult content: highly sexualized themes even with comedic intent stated

  • Shocking content: upsetting, disgusting or shocking elements without context

  • Harmful or dangerous acts: harmful or dangerous acts that result in serious physical, emotional, or psychological injury

  • Hateful & derogatory content: inciting hatred against, promoting discrimination, disparaging, or humiliating an individual or group of people

  • Recreational drugs and drug-related content: promoting or featuring the sale, use, or abuse of illegal drugs, regulated legal drugs or substances, or other dangerous products

  • Firearms-related content: sale, assembly, abuse, or misuse of real or fake firearms

  • Controversial issues: topics that may be unsettling for our users and are often the result of human tragedy

  • Sensitive events: unforeseen events in which there has been a loss of life that can cause a mournful response from the public or, at times, an extreme or visceral reaction

  • Incendiary and demeaning: gratuitously incendiary, inflammatory, or demeaning

  • Tobacco-related content: promoting tobacco and tobacco-related products

  • Adult themes in family content: appropriate for a general audience but contains adult themes

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