Directing people away from ISIS: Google to show anti-radicalization links to extremism searchers


We should get the bad stuff down, but it’s also extremely important that people are able to find good information, that when people are feeling isolated, that when they go online, they find a community of hope, not a community of harm,” House emphasized, according to the Guardian.

He added that 14 million videos were taken down from YouTube in 2014 for a number of reasons, including terrorist content. The company also noted some 100,000 ‘flags’ – signals that users find certain content inappropriate.

Facebook has turned into a “hostile place” for IS, according to Simon Milner, Facebook’s policy director for UK and Ireland, Middle East, Africa and Turkey.