YouTube launches its counter-terrorism experiment for would-be ISIS recruits

YouTube launches its counter-terrorism experiment for would-be ISIS recruits

 Google’s big experiment in digital counter-terrorism begins rolling out today. Collaborating with its own in-house think tank Jigsaw, the new effort seeks to bury ISIS-related propaganda on YouTube. Now, when a potential ISIS recruit searches for known extremist content using a predefined set of keywords, they’ll instead be redirected to videos that deconstruct and confront the… Read More

Telegram agrees to delete terrorist content in Indonesia following partial block

Telegram agrees to delete terrorist content in Indonesia following partial block

 Messaging app Telegram has agreed to block terrorist-related content in Indonesia after the government threatened to block the service over fears it was enabling terrorist communication. The country’s Ministry of Communication and IT blocked the web-based version of the messaging service on Friday. It threatened to do more in frustration that Telegram continued to be used as a platform… Read More




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