YouTube, Enforcement of Policies/Terms of Service||Felicia Woron
On April 26, 2017, a YouTube user uploaded a fan-made video glorifying ISIS suicide bombers.
YouTube’s recent decision to again boost the requirement for videos that can be paired with paid advertising demonstrates the company’s ongoing challenge of monitoring and removing problematic content, including extremist and terrorist material.
YouTube, Google, TATP, Extremist Content Online||Joshua Fisher-Birch
One of ISIS’s most notorious bomb-making videos is frequently and continually uploaded to Google web platforms, and there is little indication that the company is taking the appropriate steps to prevent these reuploads.
Despite Google’s stated commitment to removing extremist videos, and ISIS propaganda, the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) continues to identify violent extremist content on Google’s video sharing platform, YouTube.
In a June 18 blog post, Google discussed its plans to tackle terrorist videos on its platforms—in particular YouTube.