Google Taking Measures to Remove Extremist Videos From Youtube

The Google logo is seen on a door at the company’s office in Tel Aviv. (REUTERS/Baz Ratner/File Photo)

June 19, 2017

OAN Newsroom

Google is ramping up its efforts to shut down extremist content online.

Most of the changes will come on Youtube where more is being invested to create a way to automatically flag and remove potential terrorist videos.

Google also plans to add more humans to the flagging process while the company expands its work with counter-extremism groups.

Senior VP Kent Walker says while Google and Youtube have worked for years to remove content that violate their policies, the industry needs to acknowledge that more needs to be done now.

This comes as terrorist propaganda continues to sweep the internet.

  • John Petersen

    Great post! There are other search sites that apparently do not collect data on you, sell it and do gosh knows what else with it. Examples are DuckDuckGo and StartPage.

  • Basketcase

    You already know what they’re really up to. Why now? Did they just gain the technology to do so? If you believe google is doing anything besides silencing opposing views, then I have some oceanfront property in Oklahoma for sale…

  • Perro Viejo

    Google will define “extremist” as anyone who opposes radical islam.

  • “I’m a Rooster!”

    “Unfortunately, Google may be telling a lie…”

  • rgray 317

    ALLAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!! Ha ha ha ha ha!

  • Marilyn Curtis

    as Angela Merkel is destroying fidget spinners. Why am I suspicious? Those I know to be investigative journalists are being targeted by google and other social media sites (all owned by globalists). How about keeping up the actual role of the United States Constitution being defended, and also keeping available those who have credible sources, and get rid of outfits like CNN who do promote terrorism?

  • Bigzers

    why is the deep state allowed to get their mits on our only avenue remaining of free speech?

  • tedlv

    No more conservative posts.

  • tj Hessmond

    Google simply has no clue what they are doing. The problem is related to Applied Dialectics and Ideological subversion, something which Google openly participated in during the last American presidential election. Google would have to reject itself in order to fix the problem, since it’s one of the ring leaders.

  • Tado

    Don’t.
    A grim reminder to GOP:
    “Support Trump, OR ELSE……”

  • PigeonPressCorp

    Speaking of censorship, you’re comment filter is ridiculously sensitve.. I won’t be back

  • PigeonPressCorp

    Extremism will be defined as whatever some isolated momma’s boy in Silicone valley and his equally deluded feminist girl friend in HR think it is.

  • Borax, Proud Deplorable

    Anything to the right of Hilldebeast qualifies as extremist.

  • Bill Bates

    Police, judge, jury, and executioner. Everybody objects to something and somebody objects to everything. They gonna be busy.

  • J Brown

    As long as this does not mean removing conservative messages, just for being conservative, like some of the other censoring has meant.

    • Gnosis Carmot

      It does.

  • DeplorableMe

    LMAO – “Fox In The Hen House” !! Their lack of credibility is rivaled only by FB

  • izzyabby

    Extremist content? Hmmm, like anti abortion? Anti globalism? Anti NWO? How about “hurtful” speech? Censorship of anything Leftists dictate and support isn’t “protecting” anyone.

    • Deplorable Jackphatz

      Sayyyy, you sound like someone who needs….censoring!

      s/

      • Baroness

        just hitting back at the failing issues of the “liberal destructive lifestyle”. Hope you don’t mind.

        Pro babies, love Men to be our Men and Family model resurgence! Friends are always welcome.

  • Deplorable Jackphatz

    Google has already taken away the profiting ability from some of it users of YouTube making it an unpopular venue. Best case scenario is just stop using all things Google, as much as possible. Fakebook is doing virtually the same thing. Stop using them too.

    • Bigzers

      so where to go with you tube type recordings?

    • Gnosis Carmot

      Reddit as well.

  • Bill Bates

    Slippery Slope alert. If a little is good, more is better.

  • carefulwhatyouwishfor

    I guess it depends on how Google “defines” extremist.

    • Ellen

      That was my first thought – are they really going to be looking for extremists or just Conservatives?

      • carefulwhatyouwishfor

        Only those who color outside the lines of the coloring book they’ve designed.

      • Bigzers

        conservatives folks. You know it

        • Gnosis Carmot

          Just like Reddit.

    • Tado

      defined according to leftist dogs, of course.
      Google is anti-T.

  • David Horning

    Thank you Google for keeping us safe from ourselves, since we are to stupid to know and evaluate online content.

    • Gnosis Carmot

      They’ve redefined what “evil” in their slogan means.

  • Joyce Woods

    I hope there’s a way viewers can alert Google of content they’d like to have checked out.

    • Deplorable Jackphatz

      This is just another means of censoring conservative content in the guise of combating (butthurt) extremism.

    • Gnosis Carmot

      There is, but it only means anything if Google determines it is a conservative video in nature. Praising homicide bombers is okay, but criticizing violent muslim imams is off-limits.