Google's announcement comes following criticism of internet firms from politicians for not dealing with extremist.
The company says it wants to quickly identify and pull down videos promoting terrorism. It will also make offensive videos harder to find.
(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google will implement more measures to identify and remove terrorist or violent extremist content on its video sharing platform YouTube, the company said in a blog post on Sunday.
(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s Google will implement more measures to identify and remove terrorist or violent extremist content on its video-sharing platform YouTube, the company said in a blog post on Sunday.
In a blog post, company mentions a range of measures it will take to identify and remove problematic videos.
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.
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