Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are announcing the formation of the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism.
The spread of terrorism and violent extremism is a pressing global problem and a critical challenge for all the big companies with huge consumer database. The companies are taking these issues seriously, and they all have developed policies and removal practices that enables them to take a hard line against terrorist or violent extremist content.
We believe that by working together, sharing the best technological and operational elements of our individual efforts, we can have a greater impact on the threat of terrorist content online.
These were the excerpts taken from Facebook Newsroom.
Now, lets take the glimpse of the scope of the work that team of Facebook will be focusing on.