Changes in video policy after daredevil’s fatal fall


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Multiple social media and video streaming platforms will limit who can view videos that depict dangerous stunts – and may even prohibit such material – in an effort to discourage imitators.

In November, daredevil stunt climber Wu Yongning fell to his death while scaling a skyscraper in Changsha, Hunan province. Wu, 26, had more than 1.3 million followers on social media who regularly devoured his breathtaking videos and photos. He climbed with no protective gear.