"Our goal is to start with a list of conspiracies around the internet where there's a lot of active discussion", Bloomberg quoted her as saying during the South by Southwest conference in Austin.More news: Official Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindewald teaser trailer
"People can still watch the videos but then they actually have access to additional information, can click off and go and see that", Wojcicki said. But it generally provides a more neutral, empirical approach to understanding conspiracies than the more sensationalist videos that appear on YouTube. She said information cues would first roll out to topics for which there are a significant number of YouTube videos.More news: Ex-S.Korean president questioned over corruption charges
The Google-owned video giant's role in promoting conspiracy theories has made headlines of late. YouTube removed the clip within a few hours, citing violation of its policy on harassment and bullying. A look at the service shows that some of these videos have tens of thousands or even hundreds of thousands of views.