YouTube deletes Edubirdie essay cheating videos after BBC Trending investigation

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YouTube has deleted thousands of videos promoting academic cheating in the last week after a BBC Trending investigation.

The videos all advertised essay-writing services, which can lead to serious penalties for students.

Facebook and Google have been asked by a regulator to stop making money from adverts for these companies.

All the social media companies say they are taking steps to discourage dishonest behaviour.

Read more: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-46468389


By Branwen Jeffreys and Edward Main
Education Editor and BBC Trending

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