Report: YouTube employees routinely get threats

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Former YouTube employees said the company has received violent threats from volatile creators for years, according to reports. (AP)

Former YouTube employees said the company has received violent threats from volatile creators for years, according to reports.

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Former employees said threats are typically delivered through e-mail, but that there have been instances of video creators confronting workers in person.

In one instance, an employee stationed a guard outside her house after threats from a man whose account was suspended.

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