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Let’s destroy Isis with our ‘like’ button, says Facebook chief

Handling Hyper-connectivity: Sheryl Sandberg


Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg said Social media users should launch “like attacks” against pages set up by Isis to overwhelm them with positive messages, according to the

She admitted defeat in the battle to remove hate-filled posts from the site, saying that every time one was taken down, another was uploaded in its place.

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According to Facebook executive the social network was doing “everything we can” to close accounts created by ISIS fans but “we all know when you take one down, another pops up”

She explained a recent effort by German Facebook users to “like” the Facebook page of the neo-Nazi party and then post positive messages on the page. “What was a page filled with hatred and intolerance was then tolerance and messages of hope, ” she said.

Guardian reports that speaking separately in London on the same day, Alphabet’s director of Google Ideas, Jared Cohen, talked about efforts to force Isis agents off the public internet.

“It could be where we can see greater short-term wins, ” said Cohen.



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