YouTube star punished over suicide video

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YouTube cut has a business relationship with Logan Paul, the very popular vlogger, posted a video showing the body of an apparent suicide victims in Japan.

Paul channels from YouTube Google Preferred program, where brands sell ads on the top 5% of the platform are the content creators.

YouTube also said that it had, on ice for projects with the American vlogger is placed, the original.

Paul posted the video with the body of a man on December 31, triggering widespread criticism.
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The video showed him and his friends in the Aokigahara forest at the foot of Mount Fuji, to be known, often as a place of suicides.

In the movie “enchanted” forest, you will come across the body of a man, and are shocked, but also make jokes.

The identity of the deceased man is not known.


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@Logan Paul

Online comments have called the video, which garnered millions of views on YouTube, before it was demolished, “disrespectful” and “disgusting”.

Logan Paul, who said more than 15 million subscribers on YouTube, and later an apology posted on Twitter that he was “misled by shock and awe”.

He has also uploaded a video apology, and said: “I never got the video posted. I should have put the cameras down and finished recording what we do.”

“I’m ashamed of myself,” he added. “I’m disappointed in myself.”

Japan has one of the highest suicide rates in the developed world.

Aokigahara has a good reputation in Japan and internationally as a destination for people who want to kill themselves.

Data on the number of suicides here each year will not be made public, to avoid the notice of the site. Signs are posted in the forest urging people to seek medical help, instead of your life.Why is it that in Japan there is such a high suicide rate?

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