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It’s difficult to track the spread of digital materials. bluebay/Shutterstock.com

Why the next terror manifesto could be even harder to track

Social media companies struggle to identify and remove hate speech when it’s posted. What can computer science reveal about how hate-filled texts and videos spread online?
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg takes his seat to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington in April 2018 about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Big Tech is overselling AI as the solution to online extremism

Many tech titans say they can self-regulate online hate speech and extremism with artificial intelligence, but can they?

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