YouTube headquarters is the latest backdrop of yet another shooting in the United States, and while the shooter’s exact motive has not yet been identified, her father disclosed her anger toward the company in an interview with the Bay Area News Group Tuesday evening.
Mercury News, a subsidiary of the news organization, detailed the interview, noting that Nasim Aghdam, 38, was a YouTuber who was disgruntled at the company’s recent policy changes, according to her father, Ismail Aghdam.
In the interview, he reportedly said she recently told the family that “YouTube had been censoring her videos and stopped paying her for her content,” the outlet summarized. “She was angry,” he said during the interview, conducted at his home in Riverside County.
Nasim Aghdam posted videos about veganism, animal rights, and the environment, as well as workout videos, and had begun complaining that Youtube was unfairly deeming her videos ineligible for advertising revenue in a policy dubbed “demonetization.”