On Monday, April 23, 2018––a day before G7 security ministers pressed tech companies to do more to combat the spread of extremism online&nd
Google has touted its Redirect Method Pilot Program, which aims to steer individuals searching for ISIS-related content on YouTube toward counter-narrative materials, as an effective way to combat its platform’s problem with online radicalization.&n
Within the space of 24 hours, one of the hundreds of invisible Internet support companies that keep the web ticking behind the scenes had cut down what was blossoming into the ‘Facebook for ISIS.’
Extremist Content Online||CEP Staff
Advertisements from many well-known companies were found to be playing alongside a bomb-making video on the French web streaming platform, Dailymotion.
The Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT)––a partnership of tech companies led by Facebook, Google, and Twitter––has been praised for its alleged progress in combating extremism online.
On April 26, 2017, a YouTube user uploaded a fan-made video glorifying ISIS suicide bombers.