White House officials want to work with internet companies to figure out ways to promote more user generated content on social media that counters the messages posted by supporters of ISIS and other militant groups.
Top officials from the Obama administration will meet with representatives from many of the top internet companies on Friday, including Facebook, Twitter, and Google. Sources said all three of the internet giants were confirmed to attend.
A person familiar with the matter told Business Insider that one item on the agenda is how social-media firms could help others create, publish, and amplify alternative content that would undercut ISIS, also known as the Islamic State and ISIL.
FBI Director James Comey, National Intelligence Director James Clapper, Attorney General Loretta Lynch, and White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough are set to be among the many government officials attending the meeting, which