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Social media sites defend take-down efforts in UK

Monday 5 June 2017 | 14:19 CET | News
Social media companies have defended their efforts to take down extremist content on their platforms, following calls from the UK prime minister for them to do more in the wake of the terrorist attack in London 03 June. PM Teresa May said: "We cannot allow this ideology the safe space it needs to breed.", repeating a call she has made in recent months for international efforts to block posting of content supporting terrorists. Google said it had invested heavily to fight abuse on its platforms and was already working on an "international forum to accelerate and strengthen our existing work in

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Companies: Facebook / Google / Twitter
Countries: United Kingdom
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