Inside Facebook’s war against terrorism


Over the past few years, Facebook has been trying to answer a difficult question: How do you stop terrorists from spreading their hate online? The social network, which now has more than 1.9 billion monthly users worldwide. It’s been frequently challenged to stem the flow of content and correspondence from terrorists in recent times, and it’s implemented numerous tactics to address the issue, with varying degrees of success. Back in 2015, it took down the profile of one of the attackers involved in the San Bernardino shooting as it contained pro-ISIS content. It also said that it restricted the accounts…

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