Why do people join ISIS?

Technologists at Google found themselves asking this question when they realized that ISIS was using their platforms to radicalize people across the globe.

Yasmin Green works at Jigsaw, a unit within Google’s parent company. Her work has focused on how big tech and search engines can help to stop radical ideologies like jihadism from spreading.

“If we ever thought that we could build an internet insulated from the dark side of humanity, we were wrong,” she warns.

In her TED talk, she shares how big tech companies are using artificial intelligence and other sophisticated tools to fight radicalization online.

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