Facebook, Twitter, Google and Microsoft team up to tackle extremist content

Olivia Solon The Guardian Google, Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft have pledged to work together to identify and remove extremist content on their platforms through an information-sharing initiative. The companies are to create a shared database of unique digital fingerprints – known as “hashes” – for images and videos that promote terrorism. This could include recruitment videos or violent terrorist imagery or memes. When one company … Continue reading Facebook, Twitter, Google and Microsoft team up to tackle extremist content