YouTube gives £600,000 to target glamorisation of violence on social media

YouTube gives £600,000 to target glamorisation of violence on social media
 

Google has given a £600,000 grant in a bid to tackle the rise of knife crime and end the glamorisation of violence online with YouTube and the Mayor of London.
The fund will help charities dealing with the challenges of how young and at-risk people use social media, and help with the process of identifying content and preventing it from reappearing.
Sadiq Khan said he was pleased that the leading online platforms have come together to ‘better identify and remove content that incites violence much more quickly’ as London continues to see an increase of gang and knife crime.
Khan said: ‘We... read more

 
10 December 2018 in Hot News, Views: 182
Source: Metro
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