Facebook, Twitter, Google and Microsoft are among the companies joining forces with the advocacy group to curb cyberhate.

Some of the biggest names in tech are partnering with the Anti-Defamation League to thwart online harassment.

FacebookTwitterGoogle and Microsoft, among others, are joining with the ADL to form a Cyberhate Problem-Solving Lab, the companies and the civil rights group said Tuesday. They’ll exchange ideas and develop strategies to try to curb hate speech and abuse on the companies’ various platforms and across the internet.

“These companies have an added responsibility to do everything within their power to stop hate from flourishing on their watch,” ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt said in a statement. “We look forward to tackling this pressing challenge together.”

 

Read the full article by Terry Collins at C|Net.

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