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>> Facebook and Twitter vowing Sunday to tackle terrorist content, hours after UK Prime Minister Theresa May demanded that Internet companies take action. Following Britain's third major militant attack in the last two and a half months.>> We cannot allow this ideology to safe space it needs to breed.
Yet that is precisely what the Internet and the big companies that provide Internet-based services provide. We need to work with allied, Democratic governments to reach international agreements that regulates cyberspace to prevent the spread of extremist and terrorism planning. And we need to do everything we can at home.
To reduce the risks of extremism online.>> In response, Facebook's Director of Policy in a statement saying, we want Facebook to be a hostile environment for terrorists. Using a combination of technology and human review, we work aggressively to remove terrorist content from our platform as soon as we become aware of it.
A Google spokesperson joining in saying, we are committed to working in partnership with the government and NGOs to tackle these challenging and complex problems. And share the government's commitment to ensuring terrorists do not have a voice online. Twitter, for its part, saying terrorists content has no place on its platform.
May has previously pressured online firms to take more responsibility for content published on their sites. Pledging in April to make internet companies pay toward the cost of policing the internet with an industry-wide tax if she wins Thursday's election.>> And stand up progression.