Study of YouTube comments finds evidence of radicalization effect
Research presented at the ACM FAT 2020 conference in Barcelona today supports the notion that YouTube’s platform is playing a role in radicalizing users via exposure to far-right ideologies. The
Telegram and social media giants spanked in UK PM’s Davos speech
Social media giants have once again been singled out for a high profile public spanking over social responsibility and illegal online content in Europe.
Europe keeps up the pressure on social media over illegal content takedowns
The European Union's executive body is continuing to pressure social media firms to get better at removing illegal content from their platforms before it has a chance to spread further online.
YouTube: More AI can fix AI-generated ‘bubbles of hate’
Facebook, YouTube and Twitter faced another online hate crime grilling today by UK parliamentarians visibly frustrated at their continued failures to apply their own community guidelines and take dow
UK wants G7 to take collective action on online extremism
The UK Prime Minister is using the annual G7 summit of seven of the world's major industrialized democracies to push for more to be done about online extremism, including co-ordinating on ways to forc
Social media firms facing fresh political pressure after London terror attack
Yesterday UK government ministers once again called for social media companies to do more to combat terrorism. "There should be no place for terrorists to hide," said Home Secretary Amber Rudd, speaki