Three people, two men and a woman in the center, sit on a stage in discussion. The audience is silhouetted in the foreground.
Photo by Monika Graff

Combatting Terrorist Content: The Social Media Challenge

  • November 5, 2019
  • 7 to 8:30 P.M.
  • Auditorium

Whose responsibility is it to fight terrorism online? Social media companies have been working to counter the proliferation of extremist content on their platforms without much guidance from government. How are these platforms meeting or not meeting this challenge? David Tessler, Public Policy Manager on the Dangerous Organization team at Facebook, and Joan Donovan, Director of the Technology and Social Change Research Project at the Harvard Kennedy School, discuss the challenges that Facebook and other social media platforms face in countering violent extremism. 

Photos

  • A man with a sportcoat and glasses gestures with his hands on a bluelit stage. A woman and a man on the stage look on.
  • A man with a sportcoat and glasses gestures with his hands on a bluelit stage. A woman looks on.
  • A woman is a gray shirt speaks while two men also on stage listen. The audience is silhouetted in the foreground.
Photos by Monika Graff

Videos

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Highlight Clip

Through the 9/11 Memorial & Museum Summit on Security, presented by First Data, public programs in 2019 were made possible by Accenture, ADP, AT&T, BlackRock, Deloitte, GNYHA Ventures, Inc., Goldman Sachs, PepsiCo Foundation, and UL LLC.