Facebook, Google, Twitter CEOs Testify On Misinformation, Extremism On Platforms In House HearingThe CEOs of social media giants Facebook, Twitter and Google face a new grilling by Congress Thursday, one focused on their efforts to prevent their platforms from spreading falsehoods and inciting violence.
San Francisco Man Who Refused to Wear Mask on Muni Seen Among Rioters at U.S. CapitolAs federal investigators continue their search for those who attacked the Capitol, a San Francisco resident named Daniel Goodwyn has been identified as taking part in the crime.
Beyond Twitter and Facebook, Right-Wing Extremism Thrives Via PodcastingPodcasts, still listed by Google and Apple and available on their platforms as well as the open Web, let you tune into the world of the QAnon conspiracy theory, wallow in President Trump’s false claims of a stolen election and bask in other extremism.
Tech Giants Revamp Organization To Fight Online ExtremismSome of Silicon Valley's biggest companies announced Monday that they're revamping an organization they established to fight online extremism in order to allow it to work more extensively with outside parties.
Google Pledges YouTube Crackdown On Extremist VideosGoogle is promising to be more vigilant about preventing terrorist propaganda and other extremist videos from appearing on its YouTube site amid intensifying criticism about the internet's role in mass violence.
12-Year-Prison Sentence For Man Who Tried To Support ISIS In SyriaA federal judge in Sacramento has sentenced a man to 12 years in prison for his conviction in a case alleging he tried to join Islamic extremists in Syria.
House Hearing On Terrorism Singles Out Bay Area Muslim GroupThe New York Congressman who chairs a House committee examining homegrown terrorism specifically called out a Bay Area Muslim group in his opening remarks to a controversial hearing Thursday.