British public would accept three-minute social media delay to tackle extremist content

In an extensive survey on the future of technology, Demos asked their 2,003 respondents how long of a delay – if any -they would be prepared to put up with between pressing “send” and their post appearing online if it meant technology companies such as Twitter and Facebook were able to better police the content uploaded to their sites.

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  • Editor

    With Facebook defining “extremist” and the “Trust and Safety council” doing the same at Twitter? This should go well.

  • tom_billesley

    Internet service is so slow in parts of Britain that few would notice.

  • Every word, government approved or purged.

  • Hard Little Machine

    It would end 98% of the entertainment value of the internet.