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YouTube to expand teams reviewing extremist content

Goal is to bring the total number of such people to over 10,000 in 2018, says its CEO

A South Korean woman participating in a protest to urge tech giants to work harder to curb high-tech sex crimes in Seoul earlier this year. Advertisers, regulators and advocacy groups have expressed concern over whether YouTube's policing of its service is sufficient.

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ALPHABET Inc's YouTube said on Monday it plans to add more people next year to identify inappropriate content as the company responds to criticism over extremist, violent and disturbing videos and comments.

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