The Redirect Method collected the metadata of 320,000 individuals, using 1,700 keywords, and served them advertisements that led them to the deradicalizing videos.
Version 2.0 will target Far-Right Americans, and version 3.0? Far-Left?
As one commenter, “barabbas” on the site stated:
Playing with fire. Imagine King George’s plan to de-radicalise the colonists in new America. Fair and balanced is a good idea, and acting to prevent religious fanatics and racisim is good, but, this sort of intervention is also the tool for propagandists. The pendulum always swings.
Also, who determines what’s “radical?”
Source: Google Program to Deradicalize Jihadis Will Be Used for Right-Wing American Extremists Next