Nearly a month after YouTube said it was going to combat online terrorist content on its platform, the video-sharing site said the process is going well, thanks to machines and humans alike.
In an August 1 blog post, the Google-owned site said its multi-pronged approach is being aided by machine learning, where computers are detecting and removing the content in a faster manner.
“Our machine learning systems are faster and more effective than ever before,” YouTube said in the post. “Over 75 percent of the videos we’ve removed for violent extremism over the past month were taken down before receiving a single human flag.”
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