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Tech execs say they're acting faster on extremist content

26 days ago   |   By Star Tribune

Executives of Facebook, Google and Twitter are telling Congress they've gotten better and faster at detecting and removing violent extremist content on their social media platforms in the face of mass shootings fueled by hatred.
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