BY JAMES SCOTT/ JULY 31, 2023

According to Reports, Guinness World Records is Copy-Striking Content Creators on YouTube

Recently, complaints began to surface online, exposing that some YouTube creators were having copyright strikes issued against the content they had uploaded.

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Guinness World Records is the organization that issued the copyright strikes. It was initially stated that this was because of the term "World Record."

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Still, it may be tied to the unauthorized use of imagery and iconography from Guinness World Records in thumbnails and videos. Initially, this was stated because of the term "World Record."

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It is particularly important for people who upload videos to YouTube connected to gaming because tens of thousands of videos on the platform are devoted to gamers chasing 'unofficial' (or official) world records.

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There are just as many thumbnails with the Guinness World Records insignia front and center in them.

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Those individuals who have uploaded videos to their channels claiming to have broken the world record for the most solo kills achieved in Warzone and have used the GWR logo in the thumbnail of their films may suddenly find themselves in a precarious situation.

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