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UK to unveil new tech to fight extremist content online

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The is unveiling new technology to remove extremist material from

It says that the system uses advanced to analyze the sound and visual components of videos for "subtle signals" and determine whether they could be Islamic State propaganda.

The tool revealed Tuesday by will be presented in Silicon Valley amid mounting pressure on companies to do more to remove extremist content from their platforms.

on Monday added its voice to those demanding action.

Its chief marketing officer, Keith Weed, told an industry conference in Palm Desert, California, that told Facebook, Google, Twitter, Snap, and that Unilever, "as a trusted advertiser, do not want to advertise on platforms which do not make a positive contribution to society.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 17:55 IST