Social media companies are not doing enough

During deliberations, the Select Committee cited a UK Parliament Home Affairs Committee report - Hate Crime: Abuse, Hate And Extremism Online - published last April. Below are extracts from it:

SCALE OF THE PROBLEM

Significant strides have been made in recent years to develop a better understanding of hate and extremism on the Internet but evidence suggests the problem is getting worse. Mr Carl Miller, a research director at think-tank Demos, said hate and extremism are growing in parallel with the exponential growth of all social media.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 01, 2018, with the headline 'Social media companies are not doing enough'. Print Edition | Subscribe