Social impact of YouTube
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As the world's largest video hosting website   and second on Alexa Internet 's ranking of all websites globally,  YouTube has had impact in many fields, with some individual YouTube videos having directly shaped world events. Constituting one of the world's most popular search engines ,  YouTube enables inexpensive distribution of educational content, including course material from educational institutions and "how to" videos from individuals. Worldwide video access has spurred innovation by enabling geographically distributed individuals to build upon each other's work, to collaborate, or to crowdsource. YouTube has facilitated engagement between institutions and individuals, such as between universities and prospective students, and between businesses and employees. Also, some YouTube videos increase awareness of social issues such as bullying, suicide and LGBT issues , allow broadened social contact especially important for the elderly or mobility-impaired , and overcome stereotypes of minorities and minority viewpoints. However, other videos have included potentially harmful content, such as those triggering self-harm, or inspiring additional bullying or suicides. Further, the website's recommendation algorithm has been found to recommend harmful content to children, and has promoted dangerous practices such as the Tide Pod Challenge.
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