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Facebook, Twitter, others to set up independent watchdog for fighting extremist content
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Facebook, Twitter, others to set up independent watchdog for fighting extremist content

The watchdog will be led by an executive director, funded by Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Microsoft.

Christchurch Call to Action: Laws needed for use of automated tools to filter extremist content, to avoid attack on free speech
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Christchurch Call to Action: Laws needed for use of automated tools to filter extremist content, to avoid attack on free speech

Christchurch Call to Action is aimed at preventing online terrorist and violent extremist content.

UK government unveils tool to accurately detect extremist content and block it from being viewed
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UK government unveils tool to accurately detect extremist content and block it from being viewed

Home Secretary Amber Rudd told the BBC that she would not rule out forcing technology companies to use it by law.

EU urges internet companies to do more to stop the proliferation of extremist content on their platforms
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EU urges internet companies to do more to stop the proliferation of extremist content on their platforms

The EU said it will come forward with legislation next year if it is not satisfied with the progress made by tech companies in removing extremist content.

Engineering students from AMU win Facebook hackathon to curb extremist content on social media
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Engineering students from AMU win Facebook hackathon to curb extremist content on social media

Dubbed the 'Digital Masala Challenge', the hackathon was organized to find ideas to combat violent extremism and polarisation in the social media.

YouTube is removing videos of hate speech and non-violent content featuring extremist leaders or groups
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YouTube is removing videos of hate speech and non-violent content featuring extremist leaders or groups

YouTube has resisted imposing more editorial control because it fears making it harder for important videos to get a wide audience, Juniper Downs, YouTube’s global director of public policy, told a San Francisco conference sponsored by the Anti-Defamation League on Monday.

Removing extremist content within a few hours online is a big challenge claim internet firms
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Removing extremist content within a few hours online is a big challenge claim internet firms

The leaders of France, Britain and Italy want to push social media companies to remove “terrorist content” from the internet within one to two hours.

Social media firms team up to combat terrorism by removing extremist content online
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Social media firms team up to combat terrorism by removing extremist content online

All four companies have initiatives to counter online hate speech and will use the forum to improve their efforts and train civil society organizations engaged in similar work.

Belgium to spend 6.8 billion Euros on super software to counter extremist content online
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Belgium to spend 6.8 billion Euros on super software to counter extremist content online

Belgium specified that the technology was to be used by federal and state police and the Defence Ministry to uncover and track terrorists online.

Facebook is launching a program in UK to train local organisations to combat extremist material online
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Facebook is launching a program in UK to train local organisations to combat extremist material online

Facebook's new initiative will train non-governmental organizations to help them monitor and respond to extremist content.

Google wants to use AI, targeting to control spread of extremist content on YouTube
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Google wants to use AI, targeting to control spread of extremist content on YouTube

Despite fighting extremist content for years, Google believes that more needs to be done on this front for YouTube, and that it needs to be done now.

Lawmakers in United Kingdom criticise social media giants for failing to remove extremist content
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Lawmakers in United Kingdom criticise social media giants for failing to remove extremist content

Social media were heavily criticized by a committee of British lawmakers on Monday for failing to do enough to remove illegal and extremist material.

Google has introduced new tools to companies providing greater control on ads
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Google has introduced new tools to companies providing greater control on ads

Google, which has seen a slew of companies withdraw ads after they appeared alongside extremist content, said on Tuesday it was introducing new tools to give firms greater control.

Google, Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft team-up to increase efforts to remove extremist content
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Google, Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft team-up to increase efforts to remove extremist content

Web giants YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft will step up efforts to remove extremist content from their websites by creating a common database.

US Technology firms say curbs on extremist content online is a threat to free speech
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US Technology firms say curbs on extremist content online is a threat to free speech

Technology firms in the group with the recommendations include Microsoft Corp, Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc, LinkedIn Corp and Yahoo! Inc.