Google pledge to tackle YouTube terror videos – BBC News

Google pledge to tackle YouTube terror videos - BBC News

Google pledge to tackle YouTube terror videos – BBC News

Google has unveiled four measures it will use to tackle the spread of terror-related material online.Among the measures it is deploying will be smarter software that can spot extremist material and greater use of human experts to vet content.It said terrorism was an “attack on open societies” and tackling its influence was a critical challenge.It said it had worked hard to remove terrorist content for a long time but acknowledged that more had to be done.The steps it plans to take were outlined in an editorial published in the Financial Times newspaper.The steps apply mainly to Google’s video sharing site YouTube.It said it would:put more engineering resources into training software that uses “machine learning” to identify videos glorifying terrorism and violencerecruit more people to act as “trusted flaggers” who could make final decisions about videos its software struggled to classifytake a tougher stance on videos that violated YouTube policiesexpand the work it did to help counter-radicalisation efforts

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