Social media giants step up joint fight against extremist content

‘Bout time, I say!

On a day that experienced major cyber attacks around the globe, I thought I should share some hard news of a positive nature.

– Al


From Reuters, via the AAF SmartBrief:

“Social media giants Facebook, Google’s YouTube, Twitter and Microsoft said on Monday they were forming a global working group to combine their efforts to remove terrorist content from their platforms.

“Responding to pressure from governments in Europe and the United States after a spate of militant attacks, the companies said they would share technical solutions for removing terrorist content, commission research to inform their counter-speech efforts and work more with counter-terrorism experts.”

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