CNN Business reports:
Some Facebook (FB) users in the United States are being served a prompt that asks if they are worried that someone they know might be becoming an extremist. Others are being notified that they may have been exposed to extremist content.
It is all part of a test the social media company is running that stems from its Redirect Initiative, which aims to combat violent extremism, Andy Stone, a Facebook spokesperson, told CNN. Screen shots of the alerts surfaced on social media Thursday.
One of the alerts, a screen grab of which made the rounds on social media Thursday, asks users, “Are you concerned that someone you know is becoming an extremist?”
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Some US Facebook users are being served a prompt that asks if they are worried someone they know might be becoming an extremist.
It’s part of a test that stems from a company initiative aiming to combat violent extremism, a Facebook spokesperson says. https://t.co/m0rXdMJdwa
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