June 27, 2016

Google, Facebook Quietly Move Toward Automatic Blocking of Extremist Videos


The companies would not confirm, but soon videos could be checked against a database of banned content to identify new postings of, say, a beheading or a lecture inciting violence. The technology was originally developed to identify and remove copyright-protected content on video sites. The move is a major step forward for internet companies that are eager to eradicate violent propaganda from their sites. 

Companies are starting to draw the line.

Topics: Social Media, Mobile Web Development, Culture, Video