Meta has announced the expansion of its Counterspeech program to Pakistan and the UK. Facebook users searching for potentially problematic, violent content will now be redirected to support resources.
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Facebook is testing a new anti-extremism pop-up among a group of users in the United States. Following the trial, users around the world may begin seeing this message if they've seen extreme posts.
Facebook has banned a number of far-right and extremist personalities from its platforms, including InfoWars host Alex Jones, as it attempts to cleanse the platforms of hateful content.
It appears that Twitter is refusing to ban allegedly extremist accounts in Pakistan, despite repeated requests from the government. The accounts in question belong to a religious political party.
After several advertisers pulled their ads from Google's network in the turmoil of a YouTube ad mishap, Google is preparing to introduce new ad filters that will give advertisers greater control.
The Australian Government has become the latest entity to withdraw its advertising from YouTube, in order to avoid taxpayer funds from "inadvertently flowing to unsavoury organisations."
Google is expected to lose up to $750 million due to a huge boycott from advertisers following the discovery of misplaced ads on YouTube. Ads paid by the Guardian were appearing on extremist videos.
A new study by Terbium Labs has shown that the majority of the dark web, accessible through Tor, is in fact legal content. Drugs make up, by far, the largest section of illegal content.
A U.S. court judge has decided that Twitter is not responsible for terrorist content on its service, after a widow sued it for allegedly giving ISIS a voice to spread their propaganda.
The European Commission has announced a new agreement of collaboration between the Union's institutions and the four major tech companies in an effort to stop illegal online hate speech and extremism.
After the tragic events on 7 January, Anonymous has launched 'Operation Charlie Hebdo', an operation which seeks to shut down all websites related to terrorism and extremism.