The United States White House panel receives the information that Google unit of Alphabet Inc spends hundreds of million dollars for the potential review of the content it also reviewed more than 1 million suspected “ terrorist videos” manually on Youtube in the first three months of 2019.
Google unveiled 24 letters publicly in April that the manual review discovered 90,000videos violated its policy based on manipulation led by the terror activities.
Following the mass live-streaming of the brutal shooting in New Zealand on the social media platform, the Chairperson of the US House Committee on Homeland Security urged the top executives of Google, Twitter, Facebook Inc and Microsoft Corp for doing a better job for removing the violent political content.
After a briefing in March, Representative Max Rose, who directs a subcommittee based on intelligence and counter-terrorism, asked for the companies in an April 10 letter to reveal their budgets for the counter-terrorism programs and number of people working exclusively on the counter-terrorism programs.
, Representative Max Rose said in a statement, Facebook has not replied and other firms did not completely answer his questions.
Twitter said on 24th April to Rose that “ putting a dollar amount on our border efforts is a complex request”.
Twitter claimed a “ substantial portion” of its 4,100 global workforces are involved in checking the content.
Expenses have boosted faster than revenue for much of the past two years, regarding some investors among increasing scrutiny on the privacy customs of the company and YouTube. Google claimed in it has more than 10,000 people working across the company on content review.