Tech Giants Are Fighting Extremist Propaganda With Propaganda
Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet funded video campaigns meant to counter extremist messages online.By Ben Lawson | August 4, 2016
Trying to keep extremist groups off social media is a bit like playing whack-a-mole — as soon as one account is taken down, another pops up.
So Alphabet, Facebook and Twitter experimented with counter-messages aimed to combat posts from extremists groups.
Three different groups published a series of videos aimed at the same people who receive terrorist propaganda.