Social media giants ‘shamefully far’ from tackling illegal content

Social media giants 'shamefully far' from tackling illegal content

Social media firms are "shamefully far" from tackling illegal and dangerous content, says a parliamentary report. Hate speech, terror recruitment videos and sexual images of children all took too long to be removed, said the Home Affairs Select Committee report. The government should consider making the sites help pay to police content, it said. But a former Facebook executive told the BBC the report "bashes companies" but offers few real solutions.

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