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The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has announced a new partnership with Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft and Google aimed at ending "cyberhate" on the web. The partnership includes a new "Cyberhate Problem-Solving Lab" based in Silicon Valley.
On the ADL's website, the organization explained that the program is focused on finding "technical solutions" for cyberhate.
Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter and other leading technology companies are joining with the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), the world's leading organization combating anti-Semitism and hate of all kinds, to establish a Cyberhate Problem-Solving Lab to counter the growing amount of hate speech online. Engaging engineers and focused on technical solutions, the companies and ADL will collaborate to exchange ideas, investigate areas of common risk and opportunity, and seek to devise new approaches to identify and address cyberhate.The tech companies involved also released their own statements, welcoming the partnership.
"Building a global community that is safe and supportive means engineering new solutions to solve new problems," said a Facebook representative.