If your kids watch YouTube videos, you’ll want to see our special report “The Warning Hashtag”

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If you have a child who watches a lot of YouTube videos, you're not alone.

They're a big form of entertainment for kids and teens and now-a-days. But, when your child searches innocently for their favorite characters, they could find something disturbing.

We're taking action to make parents aware of the problem, with an investigation into #Elsagate.

The hashtag is being used on Reddit, Twitter and in other corners of the internet, to call attention to what many consider a scandal. The outrage stems from the existence of videos on YouTube depicting popular childrens' characters like Elsa from Frozen, or Spiderman, in sexualized, crude or violent scenarios.

How easy to find are these clips and why does YouTube allow them? How can you keep your kids from finding them?

Also, why would anyone create this kind of stuff?

Those are just some of the questions we'll answer in our Taking Action Investigation, airing Tuesday, July 25th at 6:00 a.m. on WHNT News 19 This Morning. Make sure to watch or set your DVR!